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How does geometry begin? This work explores the origins of geometry in the work of artisans.
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.
In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.
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.
Find the two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27
One says that 10 is divided into three parts and if the small part is multiplied by itself and added to the middle one multiplied by itself the result is the large one multiplied by itself...
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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