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A boy gives 11 coins of equal denomination to a man, and the man finds that their total value in yen is 4 less than his age.
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.
An English translation of Eratosthenes' Geography, which includes "On the Measurement of the Earth."
The expression 0^0 is usually called an indeterminate form. This article details the history of the meaning of this expression and concludes that, in some cases, we should evaluate it as 1.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.
The history of apportionment of representatives in the U.S. Congress, from the 1790s until today, along with a discussion of the mathematics involved in the various methods.
In one day, a person can make 30 arrows or fletch [put the feathers on] 20 arrows.
Two men have a certain amount of money. The first says to the second, "If you give me 5 denari, I will have 7 times what you have left."
What proportions of sugar at 8 cents, 10 cents and 14 cents per pound, will compose a mixture worth 12 cents per pound?
A circle, a square and an equilateral triangle all have the same perimeter equal to 1 meter. Compare their areas.

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