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A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
A certain bishop ordered that 12 loaves be divided among his clergy.
The square root of half the number of bees in a swarm has flown out upon a jessamine bush; 8/9 of the swarm has remained behind.
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.
This article contains examples of the use of the rule of false position in the solution of geometric problems as found in the work of Simon Stevin. We discuss the benefits for future teachers and their students.
This is a collection of plates that Leonardo da Vinci created to illustrate De divina proportione of Luca Pacioli.
Given two circle tangent at the point P with parallel diameters AB, CD, prove that APD and BPC are straight lines.
Archimedes' use of the law of the lever to compute areas and volumes in The Method is discussed. Classroom ready examples are presented.
Given the frustum of a circular cone with height h.

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