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What will the diameter of a sphere be, when its volume and surface area are expressed by the same number?

As is the case with a great deal of interesting mathematics, the conic sections are believed to have been discovered in an attempt to solve a problem, a problem which on the surface seems to have nothing to do with conic sections.

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This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.
A collection of short lectures by Howard Eves giving details on 20 important happenings in the history of mathematics before 1650.
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
In the middle of the 18th century, King Frederick the Great of Prussia became interested in creating a lottery to raise money. As was his custom when mathematical matters were involved, he called upon Leonhard Euler for counsel.