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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

Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.

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