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This meeting will take place at the MAA Carriage House in Washington, DC on April 19, 2008.

The "rood", a linear measure dating from many centuries ago, is calculated anew in today's classrooms.

A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...
Problems taken from Chinese sources
A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.
Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

Download the three winning essays to learn about medieval Islamic dust boards, Old Babylonian similarity, and the Fermat Problem.
A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.
A merchant bought 50,000 pounds of pepper in Portugal for 10,000 scudi and paid a tax of 500 scudi.
A general formed his men into a square, that is, an equal number in rank and file, and he found that he had an excess of 59 men.