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A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

In order to encourage his son in the study of arithmetic, a father agrees to pay him 8 pennies for every problem solved correctly and to charge him 5 pennies for each incorrect solution.
There is a tree with 100 branches. How many nests, eggs and birds are there?
A man went to a draper and bought a length of cloth 35 braccia long to make a suit of clothes.
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
If 12 cattle eat up 3 1/3 acres of meadow in 4 weeks and 21 cattle eat up 10 acres of exactly similar meadow in 9 weeks, how many cattle shall eat up 36 acres in 18 weeks? (Hint: The grass continues to grow.)
The cost per hour of running a certain steamboat is proportional to the cube of its velocity in still water. At what speed should it be run to make a trip up stream against a four-mile current most economically?
Boyer's classic text, as revised by Uta Merzbach, is still worth having.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor

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