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Page from the table of contents of Robert Recorde's The Grounde of Artes (1543) in which is outlined the first dialogue. This dialogue deals with some of the elements of arithmetic, including the basic operations and the use of the rule of three (or the Golden rule).
If two Post-boys, A and B at 59 miles distance from one another, set out in the morning in order to meet...
Given the frustum of a circular cone with height h.
In a square box that contains 1000 marbles, how many will it take to reach across the bottom of the box in a straight row?
Image of first arithmetic book published in the English colonies in what is now the Eastern United States
An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.
A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.
A fellow said that when he counted his nuts by twos, threes, fours, fives and sixes, there was still one left over; but when he counted them by sevens they came out even. How many did he have?
A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.