Math Lair Home > **Source Material**

A list of source material found on the Math Lair. Generally, I believe that the material is in the public domain (at least in Canada) because the copyright has expired, so feel free to copy this material.

- "A Logical Paradox" by Lewis Carroll
- An Excerpt about Archimedes from On Architecture by Vitruvius
- "Archimedes and His Lever"
- "Boarding-House Geometry" by Stephen Leacock
- "A Christmas Dinner and Some Knotty Problems" by Henry Dudeney
- "Curiosities of Measurement"
- "The Force of Statistics" by Stephen Leacock
- Elements by Euclid (10 proofs from the work)
- History of Hindu Mathematics: A Source Book by Bibhutibhusan Datta and Avadhesh Narayan Singh
- "Mathematics for Golfers" by Stephen Leacock
- "The Mathematics of the Lost Chord" by Stephen Leacock
- On Sophistical Refutations by Aristotle
- Pillow-Problems by Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) (34 problems from the book)
- The Pythagorean Proposition by Elisha S. Loomis (eight selections from the book)
- The Search for Truth by Eric Temple Bell (six chapters from the book)
- Signs Used in Arithmetic, excerpted from Short Cuts in Figures by A. Frederick Collins

To find more books about mathematics online, see list of books about mathematics at Public Domain Books.