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The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

In order to encourage his son in the study of arithmetic, a father agrees to pay him 8 pennies for every problem solved correctly and to charge him 5 pennies for each incorrect solution.
A new edition of a classic work on number theory.
A creative expression combining text, design and illustrations, originally designed for the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid.
Information on previous ESUs
Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.
Information on the NCTM Fall, 2004 Eastern Regional meeting.
Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.

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