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Classrom suggestions for integrating Leonardo's ideas in several different classes
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 man plants 4 kernels of corn, which at harvest produce 32 kernels: these he plants the second year; now supposing the annual increase to continue 8 fold, what would be the produce of the 15th year, allowing 1000 kernels to a pint?
Two men starting from the same point begin walking in different directions. Their rates of travel are in the ratio 7:3.
Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.

This book demonstrates the relationship between the mathematics in some recently discovered Babylonian tablets and some standard problems from Egyptian mathematics.

A cliff with a tower on its edge is observed from a boat at sea; find the height of the cliff and the tower.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
The three sides of a triangular piece of land, taken in order, measure 15, 10, and 13 chains respectively.
Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.

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