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The "rood", a linear measure dating from many centuries ago, is calculated anew in today's classrooms.

The first page of Pathway to Knowledge by Robert Recorde (1510-1558). A version of Euclid's Elements, with commentary by Recorde to make it easier to understand. This page includes Euclid's first three postulates.
Problems taken from Chinese sources
Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.
This is an invited working conference as part of the ICMI Study Series.
Gun metal of a certain grade is composed of 16% tin and 84% copper. How much tin must be added to 410 lbs. of this gun metal to make a composition of 18% tin?
Page 9, Images from Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Burkholder, Butzer, Calderon, Chern, et al
A general formed his men into a square, that is, an equal number in rank and file, and he found that he had an excess of 59 men.
Reprint of a classic biography of Gauss, with a new forward by Jeremy Gray.
The Arithmetic of Boethius (480-524) dates from the early sixth century. This page is from a mansucript (Plimpton MS 165) that dates from approximately 1294, written on vellum.

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