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This meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics takes place in Vancouver, BC, in association with the 2008 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Now a pile of rice is against a wall, it has a base perimeter of 60 feet and a height of 12 feet.
The highest point of the Andes is about 4 miles above sea level.
Suppose a man had put out one cent at compound interest in 1620, what would have been the amount in 1824, allowing it to double once in 12 years?
A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.
A survey of over two thousand years of the history of mathematics on the Indian subcontinent.
There is a garden is the shape of a rhombus whose side is 768.52 feet. Within the garden is an inscribed square flower bed whose side is 396 feet. What is the area of the garden?
A new history of Greek mathematics, taking into account the latest research.
Gun metal of a certain grade is composed of 16% tin and 84% copper. How much tin must be added to 410 lbs. of this gun metal to make a composition of 18% tin?