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This is a page from an early printed edition of the Arithmetica of Jordanus de Nemore (early 13th century).
Information on the NCTM Fall, 2004 Eastern Regional meeting.
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."
Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.
What proportions of sugar at 8 cents, 10 cents and 14 cents per pound, will compose a mixture worth 12 cents per pound?
The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.
A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.
If 40 oranges are worth 60 apples, and 75 apples are worth 7 dozen peaches, and 100 peaches are worth 1 box of grapes and three boxes of grapes are worth 40 pounds of pecans, how many peaches can be bought for 100 oranges?
The first detailed biography of James Joseph Sylvester.