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Two ants are 100 paces apart, crawling back and forth along the same path. The first goes 1/3 pace forward a day and returns 1/4 pace; the other goes forward 1/5 pace and returns 1/6 pace. How many days before the first ant overtakes the second?
A survey of over two thousand years of the history of mathematics on the Indian subcontinent.
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.
A brief introduction to the life of John Napier, along with an animation of calculations using Napier's bones.
A delightful survey of the history of trigonometry, along with discussions of its uses, both ancient and modern.
Prove that if the sums of the square opposite sides of any quadrilateral are equal, its diagonals interect at right angles.
This 1989 revision of the 1969 NCTM yearbook still provides wonderful suggestions for using the history of mathematics in the classroom.
Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.
A collection of short pieces detailing how Euler solved a particular mathematics problem.

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