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Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.

In a right triangle, the hypotenuse is 9.434 and the sum of the sides around the right angle is 13. Find the lengths of the sides around the right angle.
What will the diameter of a sphere be, when its volume and surface area are expressed by the same number?
I found a stone but did not weigh it; after I added to it 1/7 of its weight and then 1/11 of this new weight, I weighed the total at 1 mina. What was the weight of the stone?
Two pages from a 1650 manuscript of the Lilavati of Bhaskara II (1114-1185). The second photo is an illustration of the Pythagorean Theorem.
The paperback reprint of this large collection of articles by experts on all aspects of the history and philosophy of mathematics.
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Two men start walking at the same time and travel a distance. One is walking faster and completes the journey sooner. How fast did each man travel?

Our reviewer praises the selection of excerpts, the use of facsimiles rather than transcriptions, and the commentary and English translation in this collection.

A cultural history of the infinite, from ancient to modern times, in which the author clarifies the conceptual underpinnings of this vast topic.