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Author Keith Devlin argues that the impact of the Pisan merchant and his Arabic numbers on medieval Europe was even greater than previously thought.

A man, woman, and two boys desire to cross a river, but their boat has weight restrictions!

A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.
An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.
This is the title page of the first textbook in the calculus of variations, Leonhard Euler's Method of Finding Curved Lines that Show some Property of Maximum or Minimum. It was published in 1744.
A railway train strikes a snowdrift which creates a constant resistance. How long does it take the snow to stop the train?

What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895

Given a semicircle, Prove that if O is the circle's center, DO=OE.

Review of a book that suggests that the accepted historical chronology is fundamentally flawed.

Heron of Alexandria (ca 200) wrote on many aspects of applied mathematics.