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A certain gentleman ordered that 90 measures of grain were to be transported from his house to another, 30 leucas distant.
There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.
There are two columns in the ruins of Persepolis left standing upright; one is 70 ft. above the plane, and the other 50 ft;
I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...
The authors provide descriptions of Maya calendar systems, photos of artifacts, examples of calendar conversions, and exercises for classroom use.
A discussion of a collaborative effort in Italy to produce materials enabling secondary school teachers to use the history of mathematics in the classroom.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
Aspects of classical Greek mathematics are compared with areas of Babylonian mathematics.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.