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Prove that the area of a regular polygon can be given by the product of its perimeter and half the radius of the inscribed circle.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.

Images of the first printed edition of Euclid's Elements

There is a garden is the shape of a rhombus whose side is 768.52 feet. Within the garden is an inscribed square flower bed whose side is 396 feet. What is the area of the garden?

A discussion of why we use "e" to represent the base of the natural logarithm system.

A new history of Greek mathematics, taking into account the latest research.
Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.
The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.
The incircle O(r) of triangle ABC touches AB at D, BC at E and AC at F. Find r in terms of AD, BE and CF.

You have two sums of money, the difference of which is 2 dirhams; you divide the smaller sum by the larger and the quotient is equal to 1/2. What are the two sums of money?