A book connecting mathematics to mysticism, but not recommended.

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A book connecting mathematics to mysticism, but not recommended.

I have two fields of grain. From the first field I harvest 2/3 a bushel of grain/unit area; from the second, 1/2 bushel/unit area.

This meeting, held in conjunction with the NCTM Annual Meeting, will be dedicated to the memory of Karen Dee Michalowicz.

How does geometry begin? This work explores the origins of geometry in the work of artisans.

In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides

This is the title page of the Summa de arithmetica, geometrica, proportioni et proportionalita, published by Luca Pacioli in 1494. This was the most comprehensive mathematical text of the time and one of the earliest printed mathematical works. It contained not only practical arithmetic, but also algebra, practical geometry and the first published treatment of double-entry bookkeeping.

Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?

Fourth Annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Conference on the History of Mathematics

Given two circles tangent to each other and to a common line, determine a relationship between the radii and the distance between the tangent points.