A translation of one of the seminal papers in the field of elliptic integrals, but one that can be read by an undergraduate.

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The author compares Greek ladder, continued fraction, and Newton's Method approximations, noting that the Greek ladder easily gives both of Archimedes' famous bounds.

In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse

Four men already having denari found a purse of denari; each man has a different amount of denari before they found the purse. Find out how much denari each man has.

This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.

A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.

A round pond sits in a rectangular garden. Its center is inaccessible; however, you know the distances from each corner of the garden to the center of the pond: 60, 52, 28, and 40 yards. What is the radius of the pond?

Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.

This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.

An argument that the teaching of elementary integration should better reflect its historical development