A lady has two silver cups, and only one cover for both. The first cup weighs 16 oz, and when it is covered it weighs 3 times as much as the second cup; but when the second cup is covered, it weighs 4 times as much as the first.

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An argument that the teaching of elementary integration should better reflect its historical development

This conference takes place in 2006 at Pennsylvania State University, Erie.

A collection of articles on using the history of mathematics of the past 200 years in the undergraduate classroom.

Title page of Jacob Bernoulli's Ars Conjectandi (The Art of Conjecturing), published posthumously in 1713 by his nephew Nicolaus I Bernoulli. The Ars Conjectandi is famous for Bernoulli's statement of a general rule for summing integral powers as well as for the first statement and proof of the Law of Large Numbers.

Collection of historical articles that appeared in Consortium, the newsletter of COMAP.

If two Post-boys, A and B at 59 miles distance from one another, set out in the morning in order to meet...

A comparison of the Greek and Chinese approach to the idea of similarity.

A gentleman has bought a rectangular piece of land whose perimeter is to be 100 rods; and he is to pay 1 dollar for each rod in the length of the land and 3 dollars for each rod in the breath of the land.