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This book demonstrates the relationship between the mathematics in some recently discovered Babylonian tablets and some standard problems from Egyptian mathematics.

The three sides of a triangular piece of land, taken in order, measure 15, 10, and 13 chains respectively.
If a ball 6 inches in diameter weighs 32 lbs, what will be the weight of a ball 3 inches in diameter?
Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
Given two circles tangent to each other and to a common line, determine a relationship between the radii and the distance between the tangent points.
A study of the rise of English algebra from the Medieval period to the end of the seventeenth century.
Two circles of radii 25 feet intersect so that the distance between their centers is 30 feet. What is the length of the side of the largest square inscribable within their intersecting arcs?
There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.

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