Fred Rickey's History of Mathematics Page
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|Fred Rickey, Department of Mathematical Sciences, United States Military Academy|
|Information about courses Rickey and others have taught about the history of mathematics. Historical notes for calculus teachers cover Torricelli's trumpet, Clepsydra, the history of the brachistochrone, the bridge and the catenary, Cauchy's famous wrong proof, and Schwarz's Paradox. Also, notes on rare books, and links to bibliographies of Leonhard Euler, Georg Cantor, John Wallis, and Kenneth O. May.|
|Resource Types:||Course Notes, Articles, Bibliographies|
|Math Topics:||History and Biography|
|Math Ed Topics:||Curriculum/Materials Development|
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