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Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
A vessel is anchored in 3 fathoms of water and the cable passes over a sheave in the bowspirt which is 6 ft above the water.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.

A man, woman, and two boys desire to cross a river, but their boat has weight restrictions!

A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.

Review of a book that suggests that the accepted historical chronology is fundamentally flawed.

Here is the title page of part I of the General Trattato di Numeri (General Treatise on Number and Measure) (1556) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-1557). This is an extensive work on elementary mathematics that was popular in Italy for several decades after its publication.
A railway train strikes a snowdrift which creates a constant resistance. How long does it take the snow to stop the train?
A set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.

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