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Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.
One says that 10 garments were purchased by two men at a price of 72 dirhams. The garments varied in value. The price of each garment of one man is 3 dirhams more than the price for each garment of the other. How many garments did each man buy?
The author presents five modules based on mathematics from medieval Islamic cultures for use in a variety of high school and college mathematics courses.
A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.
One military horse cannot pull a load of 40 dan; neither can 2 ordinary horses, nor can three inferior horses.
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.
There is a tree with 100 branches. How many nests, eggs and birds are there?
If a ladder, placed 8 ft. from the base of a building 40 ft. high, just reached the top, how far must it be placed from the base of the building that it may reach a point 10 ft. from the top?
Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics
If 12 cattle eat up 3 1/3 acres of meadow in 4 weeks and 21 cattle eat up 10 acres of exactly similar meadow in 9 weeks, how many cattle shall eat up 36 acres in 18 weeks? (Hint: The grass continues to grow.)

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