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A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
I found a stone but did not weigh it; after I added to it 1/7 of its weight and then 1/11 of this new weight, I weighed the total at 1 mina. What was the weight of the stone?
A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.
Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics
Find the area of the elliptical segment cut off parallel to the shorter axis;
When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.

William Cook recounts the history of and computational progress on the traveling salesman problem, emphasizing connections within mathematics and with other disciplines.

A cylindrical tin tomato can is to be made which shall have a given capacity. Find what should be the ratio of the height to the radius of the base that the smallest possible amount of tin shall be required.
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I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of $660 due on July 1; one of $940 due Sept. 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of $1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?

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