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There are two numbers whose sum equals the difference of their squares.
A man agreed to pay for 13 valuable houses worth \$5000 each, what the last would amount to, reckoning 7 cents for the first, 4 times 7 cents for the second, and so on, increasing the price 4 times on each to the last.
A biography of Arthur Cayley, the outstanding mathematician of Victorian Britain.
The author compares Greek ladder, continued fraction, and Newton's Method approximations, noting that the Greek ladder easily gives both of Archimedes' famous bounds.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.
A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.
The Midwest History of Mathematics Conference will take place in the Reinhart Center of Viterbo University, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, on October 3 and 4, 2008.
Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.