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Here you can find a variety of mathematical texts of varying difficulty. They include didactical guides and catalogues of the exhibitions, material for schools, background information about our exhibits, publications by IMAGINARY users and much more.

All texts are freely available for download. We hope you enjoy your read!

If you would like to contribute your text to the community or are interested in translating existing texts, please contact us at

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Reflections on Mathematics

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