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A square circumscribed about a given circle is double in area to a square inscribed in the same circle. True of false? Prove your answer.
A history of the development of Pascal's triangle in its various manifestations
Portraits of 92 living mathematicians, with autobiographical comments.
The square root of half the number of bees in a swarm has flown out upon a jessamine bush; 8/9 of the swarm has remained behind.
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday
A person has a circular yard that is 150 ft. in diameter, and wishes a walk of equal width made round it within the fence...
A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
The triangle ABC has a right angle at C. Show that 1/ED=1/AC+1/AB
A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.

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

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