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A square circumscribed about a given circle is double in area to a square inscribed in the same circle. True of false? Prove your answer.

Three images from Kepler's 1609 Astronomia Nova, the text in which he introduced his first two laws of planetary motion

Determine the dimensions of the least isosceles triangle ACD that can circumscribe a given circle.
A creative expression combining text, design and illustrations, originally designed for the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid.
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
The author compares Greek ladder, continued fraction, and Newton's Method approximations, noting that the Greek ladder easily gives both of Archimedes' famous bounds.
A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.

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