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?

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An introduction to the priority dispute between Euler and D'Alembert relating to several mathematical ideas that both worked on in the 1740s and 1750s.

There are two numbers whose sum equals the difference of their squares.

A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.

A biography of Arthur Cayley, the outstanding mathematician of Victorian Britain.

Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?

To find three quantities x.y, and z...

Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.

A boy gives 11 coins of equal denomination to a man, and the man finds that their total value in yen is 4 less than his age.

The Midwest History of Mathematics Conference will take place in the Reinhart Center of Viterbo University, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, on October 3 and 4, 2008.