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A fox, a raccoon, and a hound pass through customs and together pay 111 coins.

In this collection of essays on modern trends and issues in the history of mathematics, consideration of mathematics history in the classroom is often more theoretical than practical.

Given the fraction ax/ (a-x ), convert it into an infinite series.
Dynamic geometry software is used to demonstrate early Greek attempts at the trisection of an angle and the squaring of a circle.
Given a semicircle, Prove that if O is the circle's center, DO=OE.
A water tub holds 73 gallons; the pipe which fills it usually admits 7 gallons in 5 minutes; and the tap discharges 20 gallons in 17 minutes.
A highly recommended new book on the history and applications of pi.
The radius of a circle is 3.20 meters. Compute to within .001m the areas of the inscribed and circumscribed equilateral triangles.

An introduction to the prime numbers in many of their aspects.

A study and English translation of Servois' attempt to place calculus on a foundation of algebraic analysis without recourse to infinitesimals, continuing the work of Lagrange.

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