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A father wills his estate valued at $40, 000 to his three children. Before the settlement one of the children dies. What should the other two receive?
This is the title page of Isaac Barrow's Latin edition of the works of Archimedes, the first four books of Apollonius's Conics, and Theodosius's Spherica. It was published in 1675.
Imagine an urn with two balls, each of which may be either white or black. One of these balls is drawn and is put back before a new one is drawn.
Aspects of classical Greek mathematics are compared with areas of Babylonian mathematics.
The story of Nicolaus Mercator, music, and logarithms.
Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.
The incircle O(r) of triangle ABC touches AB at D, BC at E and AC at F. Find r in terms of AD, BE and CF.

A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.
Poster of Banneker, with a brief description of his life and work.
Essays on how number has been critical to the work of scientists through the ages.

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