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radian
58
,
99
Ramanujan, Srinivasa
84
,
141
,
147
,
213
Récréations Mathématiques
17
Rényi, Alfréd
228
Rhind papyrus
3
Robertson, Jack
21
Roberval, G. P. De
157
,
159
Romanticism
219
Rota, Gian-Carlo
220
Rules of Lasca, The
31
Russell, Bertrand
44
,
182
Saunderson, Nicholas
41
Schikard, Wilhelm
152
Schneider, Walter
198
Schultz, Daniel
138–140
Schwarz, Hermann
195
science
60
Segoe, Kensaku
52
Seven-Circle Theorem
129
,
204
Shelah, S.
214
Shoelace Book
,
The
22
Simon, Herbert
37
Simson's line
90
Singmaster, David
213
skew quadrilateral
193–194
Snell, Willebrod
167
sona
225
Sprague, Roland
38
statue puzzle
5
Stein, E. M.
214
Steiner's porism
203–204
Stewart, Ian
229
string figures
1
Struggle
31
sums of squares
132
Sylvester, James
122–123
,
146
,
226
Tanaka, M.
136
tangent
102–104
Tartaglia
3
Temperley, H. N. V.
71
theorema
86
,
88
,
225
Thurston, William
140
Tonietti, Tito
213
topology
2
,
11
,
16
Toricelli, Evangelista
157
Tower of Hanoi
17–19
,
38
,
43
,
52
,
56
,
58
triangle geometry
123
Turkle, Sherry
230
TwixT
29
Ulam, Stanislav
197
Voltaire
51
Wallis, John
153
wasan
141
,
161
,
162
Webb, William
21
Weyl, Hermann
74
,
145
Whitehead A. N.
221
Wigner, Eugene
151
Wiles, Andrew
46
,
55
,
120
Wood, Thomas
77
Wolfe, David
62
Wolfenstein, Martha
222
women and mathematics
229–230
Winning Ways
38
Zeilberger, Doron
146
Zhoubi suanjing
173
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