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There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...
Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.
The dimensions of a rectangular box in inches are expressed by three consecutive numbers. The surface of the box is 292 square inches. Find the dimensions.
A cliff with a tower on its edge is observed from a boat at sea; find the height of the cliff and the tower.
Essays on various aspects of mathematical thought by prominent mathematicians of the past century.
Two circles of radii 25 feet intersect so that the distance between their centers is 30 feet. What is the length of the side of the largest square inscribable within their intersecting arcs?
Aspects of classical Greek mathematics are compared with areas of Babylonian mathematics.
The story of Nicolaus Mercator, music, and logarithms.
A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar. Appendix: When Was Fermat Born? (Not in 1601 ...)

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