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Algebra and Geometry: E W Howe

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry. E W Howe 1853-1937 The Story of a Country Town (1883) The image is copyright: Peshkova … Continue reading

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Problem-solving: Brendan Francis

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. Brendan Francis (unfortunately cannot be further identified) The illustration is copyright: alphaspirit via Shutterstock

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Here Be Dragons

When we were children, my father used to tell my sister and me the adventures of a boy called Roderick. We thought he made them up, but I later discovered they were mostly Greek and Roman myths retold. They usually … Continue reading

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