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Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.
The Midwest History of Mathematics Conference will take place in the Reinhart Center of Viterbo University, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, on October 3 and 4, 2008.
If an arc of 45 degrees on one circumference is equal to an arc of 60 degrees on another circle, what is the ratio of the areas of the circle?
Now a pile of rice is against a wall, it has a base perimeter of 60 feet and a height of 12 feet.
In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse
A man entered an orchard through 7 gates, and there took a certain number of apples. When he left the orchard, he gave the first guard half the apples he had and 1 apple more.
A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.
A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar. Appendix: When Was Fermat Born? (Not in 1601 ...)
Given the cats eye as shown. Let the radius of the eye be given by R. What is the area of the pupil?
Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.

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