The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

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The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

A collection of the Kenneth May lectures in the history of mathematics given at meetings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.

As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.

Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.

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 man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.

A book connecting mathematics to mysticism, but not recommended.

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.

A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.

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