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Fourth Annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Conference on the History of Mathematics
Three people buy wood together. One pays the merchant 5 coins, another 3 coins, and the last 2 coins.
What is the value of X...
It is required to determine whether 30 horses can be put into 7 stalls; so that in every stall there may be, either a single horse, or an odd number of horses.
A number of 3 digits in base 7 has the same three digits...
How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics
Assume that the human population after the flood was 6 and that 200 years later the population was 1,000,000. Find the annual growth of the population.
This is the title page to the English version of Isaac Barrow's Geometrical Lectures, which were originally given in his position as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. These lectures contain one of the earliest statements and proofs of what is today known as the fundamental theorem of calculus.
A water tub holds 73 gallons; the pipe which fills it usually admits 7 gallons in 5 minutes; and the tap discharges 20 gallons in 17 minutes.

An introduction to the prime numbers in many of their aspects.

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