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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.
This meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics takes place in Vancouver, BC, in association with the 2008 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
In a certain lake, swarming with red geese, the tip of a lotus bud was seen to extend a span [9 inches] above the surface of the water.
An image of the calendar, together with instructions for its use
A brief version of the author's well-known history of mathematics text.
This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.

A history of the concept of zero from as far back as the Babylonian period, with philosophical excursions into the meaning of "nothing".

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."
A brief history of mathematics aimed at college students with little technical knowledge of mathematics.
The highest point of the Andes is about 4 miles above sea level.

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