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In many sources, we see that Tartaglia has the surname Fontana. According to the author of this article, the co-discoverer of the cubic formula did not ever use that name.
A novel about Pythagoras and his followers

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Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?
Given two circles tangent to each other and to a common line, determine a relationship between the radii and the distance between the tangent points.
A gentleman has bought a rectangular piece of land whose perimeter is to be 100 rods; and he is to pay 1 dollar for each rod in the length of the land and 3 dollars for each rod in the breath of the land.
Three circles of varying radius are mutually tangent. The area of the triangle connecting their centers is given. Find the radius of the third circle.
The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?
There is a round town 8000 feet in circumference.
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.

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