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A cat sitting on a wall 4 cubits high saw a rat prowling 8 cubits from the foot of the wall;
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.
A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
The story of the negative numbers
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
There is a log of precious wood 18 feet long whose bases are 5 feet and 2.5 feet in circumference. Into what lengths should the log be cut to trisect its volume?
X, Y and Z hired a pasture for the season for $90.00. Each has a different number of mules and are on the pasture for a different number of days. How much is each to pay?

Convergence Advisory Board 2004-2009

The quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics will be in Mexico City, July 14-18, 2008.
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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