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The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
A man went to a draper and bought a length of cloth 35 braccia long to make a suit of clothes.
There is a tree with 100 branches. How many nests, eggs and birds are there?
What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?
The cost per hour of running a certain steamboat is proportional to the cube of its velocity in still water. At what speed should it be run to make a trip up stream against a four-mile current most economically?
If 12 cattle eat up 3 1/3 acres of meadow in 4 weeks and 21 cattle eat up 10 acres of exactly similar meadow in 9 weeks, how many cattle shall eat up 36 acres in 18 weeks? (Hint: The grass continues to grow.)
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.

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