A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.

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A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.

A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.

Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.

A historically minded textbook designed to teach real analysis by considering some of the problems faced by 19th century mathematicians.

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?

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

An interesting problem from Banneker's notebook as well as other problems to use with students.

If 40 oranges are worth 60 apples, and 75 apples are worth 7 dozen peaches, and 100 peaches are worth 1 box of grapes and three boxes of grapes are worth 40 pounds of pecans, how many peaches can be bought for 100 oranges?

A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.

Paul Halmos Photograph Collection, page 3: M. Auslander, R. Baer, Banchoff, C. N. Moore, I. A. Barnett, P. Erdos, and Lida Barrett