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A wooden beam is stood vertically against a wall. The length of the beam is 30 units.
A wonderful survey of the history of mathematics, emphasizing its relationship with the ambient culture.
Given a door and a measuring rod of unknown dimensions, the rod is used to measure the door.
A compilation of ethnomathematical ideas from around the world.
In a right triangle, the hypotenuse is 9.434 and the sum of the sides around the right angle is 13. Find the lengths of the sides around the right angle.
The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.
The paperback reprint of this large collection of articles by experts on all aspects of the history and philosophy of mathematics.
In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?
If I were to give 7 pennies to each beggar at my door, I would have 24 pennies left in my purse. How many beggars are there and how much money do I have?
A gentleman has a garden of rectangular form and wants to construct a walk of equal width half way round to take up half the garden. What must be the width of this walk?