A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.

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A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.

A survey of this theorem's 4000 year history, with applications to many fields.

An excellent book surveying the history of the philosophy of mathematics from the time of Plato to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The symposium this year will discuss Gauss's Disquisitiones Arithmeticae.

A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.

Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.

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Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?

This is the title page of the Margarita philosophica (Pearl of Wisdom) of Gregor Reisch (1467 - 1525). The first edition was published in 1503. This work was used as a university textbook in the early sixteenth century.