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2007 marks the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Leonhard Euler, the most prolific mathematician of all time. There are numerous events throughout the world celebrating this anniversary, many of which are listed here.
The story of Gerbert, who became Pope Sylvester II in 999, and his mathematics.
A new history of mathematics text which asks lots of questions about the history and the mathematics.
Whimsical posters of fifteen mathematicians with brief biographies.

An excellent and careful study of matrix methods for solving systems of linear equations in first century China.

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The purchase price for an apple and an orange is 100 yen. When n oranges and n + 3 apples are bought the price is 520 yen. Find the number n of oranges and the price of one orange.
Photo of Plimpton 322, an old Babylonian Tablet, from the Plimpton Collection at the Columbia University Library. Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.
There is a circle from within which a square is cut, the remaining portion having an area of 47.6255 square units.
One person possesses 7 asavas horses, another 9 hayas horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.

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