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A man plants 4 kernels of corn, which at harvest produce 32 kernels: these he plants the second year; now supposing the annual increase to continue 8 fold, what would be the produce of the 15th year, allowing 1000 kernels to a pint?
Given the dimensions of an isosceles trapezoid find the length of the transversal drawn parallel to the bases that divides the trapezoid into 2 equal areas.
A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".
Download the three winning essays to learn about Kepler's mathematical astronomy, the roots of modern algebra, and the Quadrivium of Isidore of Seville.
Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.
The first page of Pathway to Knowledge by Robert Recorde (1510-1558). A version of Euclid's Elements, with commentary by Recorde to make it easier to understand. This page includes Euclid's first three postulates.
This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.
Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.
Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.
A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.

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