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A translation of and commentary on Frans van Schooten's work on constructions using only a straightedge. Van Schooten's postulates for use of the straightedge, however, allow the copying of one line segment onto another.

A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

Images from a 16th century text about the astrolabe and its uses
A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.
Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

Find the two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.
I found a stone but did not weigh it; after I added to it 1/7 of its weight and then 1/11 of this new weight, I weighed the total at 1 mina. What was the weight of the stone?

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