 Lodovico Ferrari
A sixteenthcentury mathematician and professor of mathematics at the University of Bologna, recognized for discovering the solution of the quartic (fourth degree) polynomial equation. Biographical information, timeline, and Ferrari's solution.
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 Logic (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia)  Lycos Zone: Mathematics
Short articles on mathematical logic, covering axioms, deduction, fallacy, Kurt Gödel, and mathematical induction.
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 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
The LSE is unique in the United Kingdom in its concentration on teaching and research across the full range of the social, political and economic sciences. The site includes the British Library of Political & Economic Science (BLPES) a national collection
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 Longitude and the Académie Royale  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay describing longitude from Eratosthenes' mapping efforts through the 1681 Académie Royale expedition, with 8 references (books/articles).
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 Los Elementos de Euclides  Jaume Domenech
Euclid's Elements translated into German, Portuguese, Arabic, Italian, Catalan, Russian, and Chinese. With definitions and illustrative applets.
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 The Lucasian Chair of Mathematics at Cambridge  Robert Bruen; Boston College
Information about the professorship, biographies of current and previous chairs, and bibiliographic references.
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 The Lunar Calendar in Japan  Steve Renshaw and Saori Ihara
The history of the lunar calendar in Japan: differences from the Chinese calendar and efforts toward modernization.
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 Lunar Shadows  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Hosted by the Exploratorium in San Francisco, the eclipse party on August 11, 1999 brought hundreds of people to the science center's firstever allnight event. Broadcast live on the Exploratorium's Web site, the eclipse coverage proved a triumph for
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 MAA Bookstore  Mathematical Association of America
A searchable list of books, with descriptions, in the following categories: Algebra; Analysis; Applied Mathematics; Calculus; Career Information; Computing and Computers; Elementary Models; Games, Puzzles, and Popular Exposition; Geometry and Topology;
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 Magic Squares: Math, History, Geography  Suzanne Alejandre
Designed primarily for middle school and older elementary school students, this Math Forum Web unit includes classroom activities for four different squares: Lo Shu, Sator, Dürer, and Franklin, three of them demonstrating increasing complexity using
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 Making Order Out of Chaos  Andrew Davenport, Shane Kraynak, and Brian Timko  ThinkQuest 97
An introduction to chaos and fractals: history, theory, and a gallery of fractal images. Includes a review of complex numbers and a Java applet to investigate sensitive dependence on initial conditions.
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 Maple Help  Tom Archibald; Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Acadia University
A brief introduction to Maple programming that will only work if you have MapleV release 4 or later set up as a helper application. Worksheet basics; summary of Maple commands; Solving Equations, Inequalities, Systems of Equations, and Plotting Graphs
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 Martinez Writings  Alberto A. Martinez
Sample the introduction from Negative Math, which shows that "unlike 2 + 2, some basic rules in mathematics were established essentially by convention.... We can make an algebra in which minus times minus is minus. And we can make another algebra in which
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 Martin Flashman  Department of Mathematics, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Papers by Martin Flashman: "Solving Calculus Problems without Calculus"; "Dynamic Visualization of Calculus"; "Differential Equations: A Motivating Theme for Sensible Calculus." See also The Sensible Calculus Program, a draft text description in progress;
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 MatematicasVisuales  Roberto Cardil, Miguel Cardil
Interactive visualizations of mathematical concepts, in the topics of geometry, real analysis, complex analysis, probability, and history. An English version is also available.
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 Matemáticas  Antonio Pérez
Si estás interesado en las Matemáticas, si eres profesor, estudiante, o simplemente sientes curiosidad, esta página te puede ayudar. Didáctica e Historia de las Matemáticas; Curiosidades en Internet. Problems, puzzles,
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 Matemáticas en Egipto  Carlos Maza
Economía, Aritmética, Superficies, Fracciones, El Recto; Repartos, Proporcionalidad, Volúmenes, Bibliografía, Enlaces, Opiniones.
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 Materials for the History of Statistics  Peter M. Lee, The University of York
Portraits of statisticians, descriptions of their lives and work, and bibliographic references. Other materials include views of an astragulus, matrix derivations of the sum of n^k, pictures of the quincunx, and Pascal's Triangle as depicted in 1303 ACE.
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 Math 629  History Of Mathematics  G. Donald Allen; Texas A&M University
Course notes on the history of mathematics, from The Origins of Ancient Mathematics and the Mathematics of American Indians North of Mexico to the History of Infinity, and the roles played by important mathematicians.
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 mathbabe  Cathy O'Neil
"Exploring and venting about quantitative issues." Blog posts, which date back to June, 2011, have included "KNearest Neighbors: dangerously simple," "Cool math books," "Women in math," "Mathematicians know how to admit they're wrong," and "Why log returns?"
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 Math Bibliography  Leigh Denault, Rivendell Educational Archive
A bibliography useful for research on the lives of famous mathematicians. See also the Rivendell fractal image gallery generated using Mandelbrot fractals.
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 The Math Book  Cliff Pickover
In The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics, author Clifford A. Pickover reveals the magic and mystery behind some of the most significant mathematical milestones as well as the oddest objects
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 Math.com
Links to Internet math resources for students, teachers, and others, and to products from the Math.com store. Solutions include assessment, ondemand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring, and expert answers to math
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 Matheatre  Sadie Bowman and Marc Gutman
Blog of the performers starring in "Calculus: The Musical!" This comic "review" blend of sketch comedy, musical theatre, and lecture about the concepts and history of calculus emerged as a teaching tool from the classroom of Gutman, who "... found that
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 Mathemagician (Impressions of Conway)  Charles Seife; The Sciences
A conversation with John Conway, Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University. A preedited version that differs slightly from the published article.
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 Mathematical Connections  Whittle, Luoma; Dept. of Learning Support, Augusta State University
"Exploring the Interplay Between Mathematics and the Humanities." A forum for exploring the interplay between mathematics and the humanities, including, but not limited to, the relationship between mathematics and the arts, anthropology, history, literature,
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 Mathematical Discovery of Planets  MacTutor Math History Topics Archive
A hypertext essay describing the connections between math and planetary discoveries, from the discovery of Uranus through that of Pluto in 1930, with References.
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 Mathematical Games and Recreations  MacTutor Math History Archives
Number games, geometrical puzzles, network problems and combinatorial problems by famous mathematicians, starting around 1850 B.C. and continuing on to the present, with links to biographies of mathematicians who invented the games, pictures, and graphs.
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 Mathematically Gifted and Black  The Network of Minorities in Mathematical Sciences
Posting a narrative "profile of an amazing mathematician" each day in February. Supported in part by the University of San Diego Department of Mathematics.
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 Mathematical Machines  Museum of Natural Science and Scientific Instruments of the University of Modena
Models of machines based on scientific and technical literature dating back to classical Greece. Among other didactic goals, La collezione di Macchine Matematiche aims to foster reflection on the historical relationships between mathematics, society,
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 Mathematical Museum and Exhibitions  ZIB/MathNet
A selected collection of links with many images referring to the History of Mathematics, the History of Computer Science, and other Related Fields; Digital Art and Galleries collections; Visualizations and Animations of scientific data; Didactical Items,
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 Mathematical Presentations and Articles  James Taylor, Moriah College, Australia
A growing collection of PowerPoint presentations and articles written by James Taylor, of Moriah College in Australia. Preview or buy the three presentations (on the topics of conics, polyhedra, and volume); or read articles on Cantor triangles, the Clepsydra,
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 The Mathematical Problems of David Hilbert  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Text of Hilbert's address of 1900 to the International Congress of Mathematicians in Paris, in which he outlined 23 major mathematical problems to be studied in the coming century. Hilbert's address was more than a collection of problems. It outlined
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 The Mathematical Puzzles of Benjamin Banneker  John F. Mahoney
"I am able to reproduce, for the first time, three of Banneker's puzzles in his actual handwriting...." See those and more challenging colonialera problems recovered by Mahoney, who teaches AP Statistics at a Washington, DC, high school named in honor
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 Mathematical Resources on the Web  Mathematics Department, University of Florida
A list of mathematics links, organized by resource type, including professional and pedagogical sources.
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 Mathematical Sciences Digital Library (MathDL)  Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
The MAA's Pathway project within the National Science Digital Library, this site combines the earlier MathDL and Math Gateway sites. The online publication Loci continues the tradition of the three earlier online publications (JOMA, DCR, and Convergence).
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 Mathematical Snippets  Mathematics Dept., Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
Illustrated descriptions of six mathematical concepts: the Pythagorean Theorem, Archimedes' Tombstone, the Möbius Strip, the Koch Snowflake Curve, Plateau's Problem (minimal surfaces), and Counting to Infinity. Each snippet contains a very brief
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 Mathematical Words: Origins and Sources  John Aldrich
"Notes that describe in general terms the origins of the modern vocabulary of mathematics and the sources of information" on which Jeff Miller based his Earliest Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics. See, in particular, "When and whence for some English
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 Mathematician of the Day  MacTutor Math History Archives
Includes mathematicians born on this day, mathematicians who died on this day, and posters to print. Use the links in the purple box for the previous day's or next day's anniversaries, or for a full year view.
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 The Mathematicians
A gift shop selling tshirts, sweatshirts, note cards, desk clocks, poster portraits, and greeting cards based on a visual portrait history of famous mathematicians that incorporates their key concepts. Based on a limited edition "The Mathematicians"
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 Mathematician's Birthday Calendar  Judy Ann Brown
Celebrate mathematics through the months by remembering the birthday of your favorite mathematician. Includes lesson ideas.
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 Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries  David R. Wilkins; School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin
Math history: accounts of the lives and works of more than 80 mathematicians of the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth century, adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908). A separate index
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 Mathematician's Portrait: John Charles Fields  The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
Fields was the first significant research mathematician at the University of Toronto. His interest was in algebraic functions. His will established the Fields Medal, which has played the role of the Nobel Prize in Mathematics. A list of recipients of
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 Mathematicians/Scientists  Suzanne Alejandre
Links to biographical information: names of mathematicians or scientists to research for an interdisciplinary middle school project. Students are to read about the person and note: full name; date of birth; place of birth; where educated; contribution(s)
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 Mathematics and Architecture
 MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on architecture and mathematics as the study of patterns. With references and other related web sites.
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 Mathematics and Art  perspective  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on some of the interactions between mathematics and art in western culture. With references and other related web sites.
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 Mathematics and Statistics: Academic Press  Elsevier
This imprint of Elsevier offers over 100 print and eBook titles in mathematics and statistics.
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 Mathematics Books  Andrew Starr, eMailman
A small list of recommended books about mathematicians and numbers, with annotations. Readers are invited to submit suggestions for related books to add.
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 Mathematics  Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway
For secondary school students and educators. Links for general topics; geometry; fractals; history of mathematics; tables, constants & definitions; and mathematics software.
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 Mathematics from the Vedas: The Sources  Mikel Maron
"For mathematics, a more important source is provided by the 'appendices' to
the main Vedas, known as the Vedangas..." An excerpt from Joseph, George: The Crest of the Peacock: Ancient India's Contribution to Mathematics. Mathematics from the Vedas.
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