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A boy gives 11 coins of equal denomination to a man, and the man finds that their total value in yen is 4 less than his age.
Original source material from seventeen mathematicians, with commentary by Stephen Hawking.
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 set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.
Two men have a certain amount of money. The first says to the second, "If you give me 5 denari, I will have 7 times what you have left."
This meeting will take place at the MAA Carriage House in Washington, DC on April 19, 2008.

[Translation of title: Algebra in the Time of Babylon. When Mathematics Were Written on Clay.] A thorough review of Jens Hoyrup's revision, expansion, and French translation of his own 1998 book for Danish high-school students.

A reprint of the 32nd yearbook of the NCTM, dealing with developments in mathematics education in the U.S. and Canada. In particular, it gives a history of the various reform movements up to the publication date of 1980.
What proportions of sugar at 8 cents, 10 cents and 14 cents per pound, will compose a mixture worth 12 cents per pound?
A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...