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Determine by using algebra the number of degrees in the angle A where: cos A = tan A
A merchant bought 50,000 pounds of pepper in Portugal for 10,000 scudi and paid a tax of 500 scudi.
Two men rent a pasture for 100 liras on the understanding that two cows are to be counted as being equivalent to three sheep. The first puts in 60 cows and 85 sheep; the second 80 cows and 100 sheep. How much should each pay?
Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.

A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.

How a translation of Peano's counterexample to the 'theorem' that a zero Wronskian implies linear dependence can help your differential equations students

Find the height of a window.
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
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.

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