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Now there are three sisters who leave home together.
A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
A history of the various algebraic structures that came together to give us "abstract algebra" by early in the twentieth century.

The authors provide an analysis and English translation of the argument by a little known French mathematician that calculus should be based on series rather than on infinitesimals.

Find the area of the elliptical segment cut off parallel to the shorter axis;
There is a log 18 feet long, the diameter of the extremities being 1 ft and 2.6 ft respectively...
Two wine merchants enter Paris, one of them with 64 casks of wine, the other with 20.
A cylindrical tin tomato can is to be made which shall have a given capacity. Find what should be the ratio of the height to the radius of the base that the smallest possible amount of tin shall be required.