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History of Mathematics

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Mathematics Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Post-Secondary

Resources for a history of mathematics course. The images and items in this collection I use in my "History of Elementary Mathematics" course at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

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Suan-p'an, or Chinese Abacus (Double)

National Museum of American History

Tchoty, or Russian Abacus

National Museum of American History

Burroughs Adding Machine

National Museum of American History

Burroughs Class 8 Adding Machine Model

National Museum of American History

Adding Machine Model

National Museum of American History

Briggs' Quick and Sure Reckoner

National Museum of American History

Ramsden Dividing Engine

National Museum of American History

Taylor Adding Machine

National Museum of American History

Burning Mirror

National Museum of American History

Macaroni Box Model Comptometer (Replica)

National Museum of American History

Baldwin Calculator

National Museum of American History

Carroll Adding Machine

National Museum of American History