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An excellent book surveying the history of the philosophy of mathematics from the time of Plato to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
A cultural history of the infinite, from ancient to modern times, in which the author clarifies the conceptual underpinnings of this vast topic.
Page 14: Erdos to Foias
Considering non-unique representation of Maya calendar numbers may help your students understand their own number system better.

There is a log of precious wood 18 feet long whose bases are 5 feet and 2.5 feet in circumference. Into what lengths should the log be cut to trisect its volume?

This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.

The development of 30 important mathematics subjects during the twentieth century made understandable to undergraduate mathematics majors.

The purchase price for an apple and an orange is 100 yen. When n oranges and n + 3 apples are bought the price is 520 yen. Find the number n of oranges and the price of one orange.

Short biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities.

There is a circle from within which a square is cut, the remaining portion having an area of 47.6255 square units.