Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

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Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

Fourth Annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Conference on the History of Mathematics

The movie Agora, about the mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 400 AD), is spectacular and intriguing but Hypatia should be portrayed as the hero she was.

What is the sum of the reciprocals of the triangular numbers?

Three people buy wood together. One pays the merchant 5 coins, another 3 coins, and the last 2 coins.

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?

My age is a number consisting of two digits, 1/2 of this number is a mean proportional between these two digits, and two years hence, my age will be a third proportional to the same two digits, directly as they stand in my present age.

This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.

These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.

There are two numbers which are to each other as 5 and 6 and the sum of their squares is 2196. What are the numbers?