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This community is for anyone interested in the history of mathematics from ancient to modern times. Anybody interested in math history at *any* level is welcome.
NOTE: While there are a lot of interesting math memes, jokes, etc. floating around the Internet, we limit our discussion to topics of historical interest. Other posts will be removed.

### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - Thanks for the great memories, Students of Lakenheath Perhaps... some day the precision of the data will be brought so far that the mathematician will be able to calculate at his desk the outcome of any chemical combination, ...

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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Modern History - I've spent a lot of time collecting theorems that were "almost Pythagorean." So this blog links to about a 12 pg pdf on Pythagorean type relations and some history. http://pballew.blogspot.com/2010/09/updated-almost-pythagorean.html …

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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - As for methods I have sought to give them all the rigour that one requires in geometry, so as never to have recourse to the reasons drawn from the generality of algebra. ~Augustin-Louis Cauchy The 233rd day of the year; 233 ...

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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - Base eight is just like base ten, really… if you're missing two fingers! ~Tom Lehrer, "New Math" The 229th day of the year; 229 is a prime, and is the smallest prime that added up to the reversal of its digits yields anot...

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### Teach Math Free

Mathematicians -Aryabhata - The Pride of Mathematics

http://www.teachmathfree.com/2015/05/the-great-indian-mathematicians.html

http://www.teachmathfree.com/2015/05/the-great-indian-mathematicians.html

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