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Author:MacTutor Math History Archives
Description: 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. Rhind papyrus, Fibonacci, Archimedes, Dodgson, Durer, Recorde, Cardan, Lucas, Tartaglia, Bachet, Euler, and many more. 13 references.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games, Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Recreations, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers, Triangles and Other Polygons, History and Biography

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