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If a ball 6 inches in diameter weighs 32 lbs, what will be the weight of a ball 3 inches in diameter?
A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.
Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.
This is an invited working conference as part of the ICMI Study Series.
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.
This article contains examples of the use of the rule of false position in the solution of geometric problems as found in the work of Simon Stevin. We discuss the benefits for future teachers and their students.
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?
The Fibonacci numbers and applications to areas such as plant growth and stock market predictions.

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