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A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.

There is a number which when divided by 2, or 3, or 4, or 5, or 6 always has a remainder of 1 and is truly divisible by 7. It is sought what is the number?
I have two fields of grain. From the first field I harvest 2/3 a bushel of grain/unit area; from the second, 1/2 bushel/unit area.
This will be the fifth meeting of this kind, which brings together mathematics educators and researchers to share their teaching ideas and classroom experience in teaching mathematics based on historical, epistemological and cultural approaches.
Find the greatest value of y in the equation a4 x2= (x2 + y2)3.
A discussion of aspects of Leonardo of Pisa's Book of Squares.
Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?
On an expedition to seize his enemy's elephants, a king marched 2 yojanas the first day.
The author presents five modules based on mathematics from medieval Islamic cultures for use in a variety of high school and college mathematics courses.
The work of ten scientists who thought deeply about patterns.