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In Archimedes' Book of Lemmas (ca 250), he introduces a figure that, due to its shape, has historically been known as "the shoemaker's knife" or arbelos.
Determine the dimensions for a right-angled triangle, having been given the hypotenuse, and the side of the inscribed square.
The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
Classrom suggestions for integrating Leonardo's ideas in several different classes
A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.
Suppose General [George] Washington had 800 men and was supplied with provisions to last 2 months but he needed to feed his army for 7 months.
Two men starting from the same point begin walking in different directions. Their rates of travel are in the ratio 7:3.
A historically minded textbook designed to teach real analysis by considering some of the problems faced by 19th century mathematicians.
The cavity of our chimney is an upright parallelepiped, the diagonal of whose base is 60"; and the height of the lower side of the lintel above the plane of the floor is 40".