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The author shows how teachers can use Leonhard Euler's original works in the classroom to explore Euler's famous polyhedral formula,
V + F = E + 2.

A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.
Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close by one side of it.
This a wonderfully written tour of aspects of classical geometry-- a must read for all geometry teachers.
There is a mound of earth in the shape of a frustum of a cone.
In baking a hemispherical loaf of bread of 10" radius, the crust was everywhere of an equal thickness, and the solidity of the crust was equal to half the solid content of the whole loaf. What were the dimensions of the interior soft part?
Brief biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities based on their work.

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.
A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.

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