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This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.
A general formed his men into a square, that is, an equal number in rank and file, and he found that he had an excess of 59 men.
The ICM meets every four years. This year, the meeting takes place August 22-30 and is being held in Madrid. Section 20 of the Congress deals with the history of mathematics.
The sum of two numbers is 10 and their product is 40. What are the numbers?
A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.
On a certain ground stands two poles 12 feet apart, the lesser pole is 35 ft. in height and the greater 40 ft. It is sought, if the greater pole will lean on the lesser, then in what part will it touch?
A collection of short pieces detailing how Euler solved a particular mathematics problem.
Tartaglia's method for solving cubics, which he eventually explained to Cardano.
There is a fish whose body weighs 8oz. Tell me how much the whole fish weighs?
Given a triangular piece of land having two sides 10 yards in length and its base 12 yards, what is the largest square that can be constructed within this piece of land so that one of its sides lies along the base of the triangle?

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