Suppose General [George] Washington had 800 men and was supplied with provisions to last 2 months but he needed to feed his army for 7 months.

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The cavity of our chimney is an upright parallelepiped, the diagonal of whose base is 60"; and the height of the lower side of the lintel above the plane of the floor is 40".

There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.

A study of the solution of quartic equations in Cardano's Ars Magna and in the work of Euler and Descartes.

I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...

Collection of historical articles that appeared in Consortium, the newsletter of COMAP.

If two Post-boys, A and B at 59 miles distance from one another, set out in the morning in order to meet...

Find two number with sum 20 and when squared their sum is 208.

If an equilateral triangle whose area is equal to 10,000 square feet be surrounded by a walk of uniform width, and equal to the area of the inscribed circle, what is the width of the walk?

Aspects of classical Greek mathematics are compared with areas of Babylonian mathematics.