History of mathematics pages: A companion to Web-Based Precalculus, UALR

Second Prize Winner, UALR Teaching with Technology Fair, 2001
 

Laura Ackerman Smoller,

Department of History, UALR

 

All about "e": http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/efacts.html

 

Descartes and the birth of analytic geometry: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/descartes.html

 

The invention of the equals sign: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/equals.html

 

The amazing history of pi: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/pi.html

 

John Napier and logarithms: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/napier.html

 

Pascal's triangle: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/pascalstriangle.html

 

Long multiplication in the Middle Ages: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/medievalmult.html

 

The history of matrices: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/matrices.html

 

The birth of trigonometry: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/trig.html

 

The history of the Pythagorean theorem: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/pythag.html

 

Al-Khwarizmi and algebra: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/aljabr.html

 

Newton and the binomial theorem: http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/newton.html

 

The Fibonacci sequence and the golden mean http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/fibonacci.html

 

Want to know more? http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/moreinfo.html