A creative expression combining text, design and illustrations, originally designed for the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid.

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An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.

Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.

A wonderful book about the square root of 2, beginning with the search for the side of a square double a given square.

Page 7, Who's That Mathematician: Images from the Paul R. Halmos Photograph Collection: Blackwell, Halmos, Boas, Bollobas, Bombieri, Mumford, Bonsall, Rankin

A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.

Given a semicircle, Prove that if O is the circle's center, DO=OE.

This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese. It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.

What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?

The radius of a circle is 3.20 meters. Compute to within .001m the areas of the inscribed and circumscribed equilateral triangles.