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A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
Determine a number having remainders 2, 3, 2 when divided by 3, 5, 7 respectively.
A collection of illustrations of Inca quipus, with references to their earliest descriptions.
A certain man says that he can weigh any amount from 1 to 40 pounds using only 4 weights. What size must they be?
A man went to a draper and bought a length of cloth 35 braccia long to make a suit of clothes.
What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
The cost per hour of running a certain steamboat is proportional to the cube of its velocity in still water. At what speed should it be run to make a trip up stream against a four-mile current most economically?
A collection of the Kenneth May lectures in the history of mathematics given at meetings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.
Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.

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