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A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.
Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.
A certain gentleman ordered that 90 measures of grain were to be transported from his house to another, 30 leucas distant.
This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.
A brief history of mathematics aimed at college students with little technical knowledge of mathematics.
This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.
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 collection of articles in the history of mathematics that appeared in journals of the Mathematical Association of America over the past 90 years.
A collection of short pieces detailing how Euler solved a particular mathematics problem.
A survey of over two thousand years of the history of mathematics on the Indian subcontinent.