Information and exercises about geometric constructions: almost everything you can do with a ruler and a compass you can do with the compass alone.
The basics of compass and straightedge construction, with notes about The Instruments and What is a construction? Construct the perpendicular bisector or the midpoint of a line segment; given a point on a line,...
A discussion of the history of conic sections, one of the oldest math subjects studied systematically and thoroughly, with a description, formulas, properties, a proof, Mathematica notebooks, the ellipse seen as a...
A page reserved for the analytic study of polynomial functions studied in calculus classes. History, applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables;...
Linked essay describing the history of matrices and determinants from the 2nd century B.C. through the early 20th century, with 13 references (books/articles).
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