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There is a number which when divided by 2, or 3, or 4, or 5, or 6 always has a remainder of 1 and is truly divisible by 7. It is sought what is the number?

Nine examples of using history in the mathematics classroom -- for those who read French!

A discussion of aspects of Leonardo of Pisa's Book of Squares.
A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.
Of a collection of mango fruits, the king took 1/6; the queen 1/5 the remainder, and the three princes took 1/4, 1/3 and 1/2 (of the same remainder); and the youngest child took the remaining 3 mangoes.
Simpson's methods for finding maxima and minima are explored by using examples from his "Doctrine and Application of Fluxions." Many of his techniques could be used in today's classroom.
Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.

A comparison of the Greek and Chinese approach to the idea of similarity.

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