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Leonard and Thomas Digges applied mathematics to the science of war, including, as illustrated here, for troop formation.

A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.
The expression 0^0 is usually called an indeterminate form. This article details the history of the meaning of this expression and concludes that, in some cases, we should evaluate it as 1.
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?
In one day, a person can make 30 arrows or fletch [put the feathers on] 20 arrows.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
A sketch of the history of topology, beginning with the polyhedron formula, but continuing up to the present.
The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.
Two merchants, A and B, loaded a ship with 500 hhds (hogshead) of rum; A loaded 350 hhds, and B the rest; in a storm the seamen were obliged to throw overboard 100 hhds; how much must each sustain of the loss?

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