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A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
The author compares Greek ladder, continued fraction, and Newton's Method approximations, noting that the Greek ladder easily gives both of Archimedes' famous bounds.
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A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.
This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.
What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?
A collection of the Kenneth May lectures in the history of mathematics given at meetings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.
A brief introduction to the life of John Napier, along with an animation of calculations using Napier's bones.
An argument that the teaching of elementary integration should better reflect its historical development
A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.

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