A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.

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A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.

This is the title page of the 1779 edition of the works of Isaac Newton known at that time. Note that this is a much shorter book than the recent eight volume collection of Newton's mathematical papers, edited by Derek Whiteside.

A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.

The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus is presented in the version of Scottish mathematician James Gregory -- without the use of limits.

Given four numbers whose sum is 9900; the second exceeds the first by 1/7 of the first...

A small selection of Euler's works, explained by a master expositor.

Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.

The perimeters of two similar triangles are 45 and 135 respectively. One side of the first triangle has length 11″ and a second side, 19″. Find the lengths of the sides of the second triangle.

A study of the solution of quartic equations in Cardano's Ars Magna and in the work of Euler and Descartes.

A lady being asked how old she was at the time of her marriage replied that the age of her oldest son was 13; that he was born 2 years after her marriage...