American Mathematical Society (AMS) / Mathematical Association of America (MMA) Joint Meeting
San Diego, CA
January 9-12, 2013
Date of Presentation
This talk will tell the story of how a geometry problem of Diophantus led all the way to a paper of Euler on number theory. Then we will describe how translating this work of Euler led ultimately to an undergraduate project in a History of Mathematics course last spring.
Goff, C. D.
Diophantine Geometry, Eulerian Number Theory, and Undergraduates.
Paper presented at American Mathematical Society (AMS) / Mathematical Association of America (MMA) Joint Meeting in San Diego, CA.