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A gallery of episodes from the history of calculus.
In a forest, a number of apes equal in number to the square of 1/8 of the total number of apes are noisy. The remaining 12 apes are on a nearby hill irritated. What is the total number of apes in the pack?
Two wine merchants enter Paris, one of them with 64 casks of wine, the other with 20.
A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas
Given a wooden log of diameter 2 feet 5 inches from which a 7 inch thick board is to be cut, what is the maximum possible width of the board?
Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.
A cultural history of the infinite, from ancient to modern times, in which the author clarifies the conceptual underpinnings of this vast topic.
An English translation of Eratosthenes' Geography, which includes "On the Measurement of the Earth."
This website contains a complete version of Euclid's Elements, with all the proofs.
Two men start walking at the same time and travel a distance. One is walking faster and completes the journey sooner. How fast did each man travel?

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