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This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

A survey of early theories of planetary motion, with dynamic figures to help in understanding these motions.
Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?
A song for Pi Day.
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
In many sources, we see that Tartaglia has the surname Fontana. According to the author of this article, the co-discoverer of the cubic formula did not ever use that name.
Page 4: Images of Jose Barria, Paul Halmos, Robert Bartle, Marshall Stone, Hyman Bass, and Joseph Bastian from the Halmos snapshot collection
Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
NCTM Annual Meeting in St. Louis
This is the title page of the 1599 edition of the Rechenbuch of Simon Jacob (d. 1564), a Rechenmeister of the sixteenth century. This was a commercial arithmetic text, in which the basic laws of arithmetic were applied to many practical problems.

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