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A brief history of mathematics aimed at college students with little technical knowledge of mathematics.
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?
A collection of articles in the history of mathematics that appeared in journals of the Mathematical Association of America over the past 90 years.
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.
A lady has two silver cups, and only one cover for both. The first cup weighs 16 oz, and when it is covered it weighs 3 times as much as the second cup; but when the second cup is covered, it weighs 4 times as much as the first.
The movie Agora, about the mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 400 AD), is spectacular and intriguing but Hypatia should be portrayed as the hero she was.
A collection of articles on using the history of mathematics of the past 200 years in the undergraduate classroom.
If I were to give 7 pennies to each beggar at my door, I would have 24 pennies left in my purse. How many beggars are there and how much money do I have?
A superb collection of articles by experts on various areas of the history of analysis, from the Greeks to modern times.
A gentleman has a garden of rectangular form and wants to construct a walk of equal width half way round to take up half the garden. What must be the width of this walk?

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