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An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
Given a number, take 1/3 of the number away from itself and add 2. If this result is multiplied by itself, it equals the number plus 24. What is the number?
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.
The Euler Society was founded as the tercentennial of the birth of the prolific Swiss-born genius Leonhard Euler approaches. The 2006 meeting is the fifth annual meeting of the Society.
There is a garden is the shape of a rhombus whose side is 768.52 feet. Within the garden is an inscribed square flower bed whose side is 396 feet. What is the area of the garden?
Determine the dimensions for a right-angled triangle, having been given the hypotenuse, and the side of the inscribed square.
A new history of Greek mathematics, taking into account the latest research.
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?
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.