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Given: a circle with an inscribed equilateral triangle. The triangle has an area of 12 square units. What is the area of the circle?

In this collection of essays on modern trends and issues in the history of mathematics, consideration of mathematics history in the classroom is often more theoretical than practical.

A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
Given the fraction ax/ (a-x ), convert it into an infinite series.
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?
Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.
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.
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.
Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.

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