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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.
A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.
Using the history of mathematics in a college algebra class has had significant positive effects on student learning.
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".
A brief history of mathematics aimed at college students with little technical knowledge of mathematics.
Two MAA PREP Workshops in the History of Mathematics will be offered in June at the MAA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
A collection of articles in the history of mathematics that appeared in journals of the Mathematical Association of America over the past 90 years.

The authors provide an analysis and English translation of the argument by a little known French mathematician that calculus should be based on series rather than on infinitesimals.

Two wine merchants enter Paris, one of them with 64 casks of wine, the other with 20.
Chuquet claimed that if given positive numbers a, b, c, d then (a + b) / (c + d) lies between a/c and b/d. Is he correct? Prove your answer

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