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One says that 10 garments were purchased by two men at a price of 72 dirhams. The garments varied in value. The price of each garment of one man is 3 dirhams more than the price for each garment of the other. How many garments did each man buy?
Using the history of mathematics in a college algebra class has had significant positive effects on student learning.
The two final volumes of the MAA tercentenary series on Euler present numerous papers on various aspects of Euler's life and work.
2007 marks the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Leonhard Euler, the most prolific mathematician of all time. There are numerous events throughout the world celebrating this anniversary, many of which are listed here.
A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.
Images from a 16th century text about the astrolabe and its uses
What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?
A father wills his estate valued at $40, 000 to his three children. Before the settlement one of the children dies. What should the other two receive?
A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
Imagine an urn with two balls, each of which may be either white or black. One of these balls is drawn and is put back before a new one is drawn.