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Benjamin Banneker's Mathematical Puzzles

John Mahoney 

February 2003, Volume 96, Issue 2, Page 86

Abstract:
Benjamin Banneker, a self-taught African American mathematician, kept a journal containing a number of mathematical puzzles. 200 years later, this article explores four of these puzzles with the aid of twenty-first century technology.

Keywords:
Multicultural
Algebra
Article
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Teacher
Problems