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4434Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section
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This excellent site contains a large and interesting selection of material on Fibonacci Numbers and their myriad related concepts. It includes web and text references to the rich literature of Fibonacci numbers. It also features a variety of images, graphics and animations. Many of the topics include student investigations for NCTM standard type explorations. The content includes standard motivational examples and applications in nature, but also mathematical explanations and puzzle pages. The site has already won several awards.MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
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An award-winning site concerning the history of mathematics. In-depth coverage of numerous people, topics, mathematical curves, and more. Extensively cross-linked; powerful search engine. Rich and growing source of materials.Archimedes of Syracuse
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Information on the life and accomplishments of Archimedes.Famous Curves (Math)
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Interactive exporation of famous curves in the history of MathGalileo Galilei
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An overview of the life and accomplishments of GalileoSir Isaac Newton
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Information on the life and accomplishments of Sir Isaac NewtonThales of Miletus
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Biography of Thales of Miletus (624BC-547BC)A History of Pi
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This site provides an extensive and cross-linked history of the development of pi. It is a subpage of the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive that is listed separately in MERLOT.Thales' Circle
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Thales' Theorem: A triangle inscribed in a semicircle is right.Old Egyptian Fractions
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Old Egyptian Fractions at MathCats(Web and android version)Old Egyptian Math Cats knew fractions like 1/2 or 1/4 (one piece of a pie).But to make fractions like 3/4, they had to add pieces of pies like 1/2 + 1/4 = 3/4.Old Egyptian Math cats never repeated the same fraction when adding.They never wrote: 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 = 3/4How it works:Choose puzzles from the list on the top. ( * = easier, **** = very hard.)Add 2 or 3 fraction pieces below.After you find one solution, the puzzle is marked "Solved." Can you find more solutions? (Click to see them listed on the bottom.)There's the android version in the mirror site link