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A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
In many sources, we see that Tartaglia has the surname Fontana. According to the author of this article, the co-discoverer of the cubic formula did not ever use that name.
Paul Halmos Photograph Collection, page 2: Arveson, Aschbacher, Askey, Lininger, Atiyah, Doob
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
A wonderful book about the square root of 2, beginning with the search for the side of a square double a given square.
This is the title page to Rene Descartes' Treatise on Method, with its three famous essays on Dioptrics, Meteorology, and Geometry. The third essay contains Descartes' treatment of analytic geometry as well as his theory of equations and his rule for finding the normal to a given curve.
A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
Three circles of varying radius are mutually tangent. The area of the triangle connecting their centers is given. Find the radius of the third circle.
This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.

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