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A summary of the history of the problem of finding the region of greatest area bounded by a given perimeter. This essay was a winner of the HOM SIGMAA student essay contest in 2006.
A sourcebook of original materials in the history of mathematics from ancient times to the early twentieth century.
A survey of over two thousand years of the history of mathematics on the Indian subcontinent.
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
There is a tree with 100 branches. How many nests, eggs and birds are there?
In many sources, we see that Tartaglia has the surname Fontana. According to the author of this article, the co-discoverer of the cubic formula did not ever use that name.
If 12 cattle eat up 3 1/3 acres of meadow in 4 weeks and 21 cattle eat up 10 acres of exactly similar meadow in 9 weeks, how many cattle shall eat up 36 acres in 18 weeks? (Hint: The grass continues to grow.)
Two officers each have a company of men, the one has 40 less than the other.
One person possesses 7 asavas horses, another 9 hayas horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.
I was employed to survey a field, which I was told was an exact geometrical square, but by reason of a river running through it, I can only obtain partial measurements.

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