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The Arithmetic of Boethius (480-524) dates from the early sixth century. This page is from a mansucript (Plimpton MS 165) that dates from approximately 1294, written on vellum.
The Fibonacci numbers and applications to areas such as plant growth and stock market predictions.

An elementary introduction to Euler squares and how they can be used in teacher training

How long does it take a single man to do work when...
An oracle ordered a prince to build a sacred building, whose space would be 400 cubits, the length being 6 cubits more than the width, and the width 3 cubits more than the height. Find the dimensions of the building.
The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.
A study of some elements of Greek geometry, as part of a course for liberal arts undergraduates on basic concepts of the calculus.
A man bought a number of sheep for $225; 10 of them having died, he sold 4/5 of the remainder for the same cost and received $150 for them. How many did he buy?
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
There are a number of wonderful mathematics websites that readers of Convergence should be aware of. We describe some of them here.

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