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Title page from the Ars Magna, by Gerolamo Cardano, published in 1545. Engraved portrait of the author. First printed text of algebraic solution of cubic equations.
A new edition of a brief history text, arranged topically rather than chronologically.
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
Four men already having denari found a purse of denari; each man has a different amount of denari before they found the purse. Find out how much denari each man has.
This will be the fifth meeting of this kind, which brings together mathematics educators and researchers to share their teaching ideas and classroom experience in teaching mathematics based on historical, epistemological and cultural approaches.
A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.
A round pond sits in a rectangular garden. Its center is inaccessible; however, you know the distances from each corner of the garden to the center of the pond: 60, 52, 28, and 40 yards. What is the radius of the pond?
Page 7, Who's That Mathematician: Images from the Paul R. Halmos Photograph Collection: Blackwell, Halmos, Boas, Bollobas, Bombieri, Mumford, Bonsall, Rankin
This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese. It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.
On an expedition to seize his enemy's elephants, a king marched 2 yojanas the first day.