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A certain gentleman ordered that 90 measures of grain were to be transported from his house to another, 30 leucas distant.
There are two columns in the ruins of Persepolis left standing upright; one is 70 ft. above the plane, and the other 50 ft;
A novel about Pythagoras and his followers
X, Y and Z hired a pasture for the season for $90.00. Each has a different number of mules and are on the pasture for a different number of days. How much is each to pay?

A collection of images of historical texts and tools to share with your students

Convergence Advisory Board 2004-2009

This book demonstrates the relationship between the mathematics in some recently discovered Babylonian tablets and some standard problems from Egyptian mathematics.

The three sides of a triangular piece of land, taken in order, measure 15, 10, and 13 chains respectively.
If a ball 6 inches in diameter weighs 32 lbs, what will be the weight of a ball 3 inches in diameter?
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.