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The first arithmetic book published in England was a 1522 Latin text by Cuthbert Tunstall.

Leonard and Thomas Digges applied mathematics to the science of war, including, as illustrated here, for troop formation.

Images from <em>De revolutionibus,</em> the book of Nicolaus Copernicus in which he presented his heliocentric theory, arguing that the planets, including the Earth, rotated about the Sun

Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

Beautifully illustrated practical mathematics manuscript designed to impress King James I

As for a square piece of land that amounts to 100 square cubits, if it is said to you, "Cause it to make a piece of land that amounts to 100 square cubits that is round," what is the required diameter?
The beginnings of land measurement in the early United States and how this affected American democracy.
Suppose a man had put out one cent at compound interest in 1620, what would have been the amount in 1824, allowing it to double once in 12 years?
Determine a number having remainders 2, 3, 2 when divided by 3, 5, 7 respectively.
In his analysis of volumes of wine barrels, Kepler used ideas that would become important in differential and integral calculus. Use this article's animated visual imagery to help share Kepler's ideas with your students.

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