Beautifully illustrated practical mathematics manuscript designed to impress King James I

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Beautifully illustrated practical mathematics manuscript designed to impress King James I

Our reviewer finds this collection of translations of Babylonian mathematical tablets to be both fascinating and accessible.

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

Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.

This is the title page of the French edition of Leonhard Euler's text on Algebra. The text was originally published in German in 1767 in St. Petersburg and then translated into French in 1795.

Determine by using algebra the number of degrees in the angle A where: cos A = tan A

Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?

A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student