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Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.
Tartaglia's method for solving cubics, which he eventually explained to Cardano.
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?
Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
Four episodes in the history of geometry are discussed, where dynamic geometry helps in understanding the ideas.
Download the three winning essays to learn about Kepler's mathematical astronomy, the roots of modern algebra, and the Quadrivium of Isidore of Seville.
Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
A horse halving its speed every day runs 700 miles in 7 days.