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In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse
A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar. Appendix: When Was Fermat Born? (Not in 1601 ...)
A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.
Given the cats eye as shown. Let the radius of the eye be given by R. What is the area of the pupil?
There is a garden is the shape of a rhombus whose side is 768.52 feet. Within the garden is an inscribed square flower bed whose side is 396 feet. What is the area of the garden?
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
A new history of Greek mathematics, taking into account the latest research.
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.

What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895

Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.