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

Heron of Alexandria (ca 200) wrote on many aspects of applied mathematics.

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

A letter to Sam Greitzer, late editor of Arbelos, discussing the derivation of two formulas for calculating pi.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
In order to encourage his son in the study of arithmetic, a father agrees to pay him 8 pennies for every problem solved correctly and to charge him 5 pennies for each incorrect solution.
A great book from which to learn and teach the subject of relativity.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.
There is much to see in this museum related to the history of mathematics.
A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...

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