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A study and English translation of Servois' attempt to place calculus on a foundation of algebraic analysis without recourse to infinitesimals, continuing the work of Lagrange.
A collection of short lectures by Howard Eves giving details on 20 important happenings in the history of mathematics before 1650.
A survey of early theories of planetary motion, with dynamic figures to help in understanding these motions.
In the middle of the 18th century, King Frederick the Great of Prussia became interested in creating a lottery to raise money. As was his custom when mathematical matters were involved, he called upon Leonhard Euler for counsel.
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
In a square box that contains 1000 marbles, how many will it take to reach across the bottom of the box in a straight row?
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 fellow said that when he counted his nuts by twos, threes, fours, fives and sixes, there was still one left over; but when he counted them by sevens they came out even. How many did he have?
Page 4: Images of Jose Barria, Paul Halmos, Robert Bartle, Marshall Stone, Hyman Bass, and Joseph Bastian from the Halmos snapshot collection
The edge of a cloud is at an altitude of 20 degrees and the sun above it at 35 degrees. The shadow cast by the edge of the cloud fall on a object 2300 yards away, how high is the cloud?

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