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The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?
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Two posters illustrating the major milestones in the history of mathematics, from the first ideas of "number" to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.
There is much to see in this museum related to the history of mathematics.
Download the three winning essays to learn about medieval Islamic dust boards, Old Babylonian similarity, and the Fermat Problem.
A man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.
A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...
A merchant bought 50,000 pounds of pepper in Portugal for 10,000 scudi and paid a tax of 500 scudi.
A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.