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Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
Given four numbers whose sum is 9900; the second exceeds the first by 1/7 of the first...
Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.
A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.
Given right triangle ABC where C is the right angle, ellipse O (a,b) is inscribed in it, with its major axis parallel to BC. Calculate the semi-major axis, a, in terms of AC, BC and b.

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

A translation of part of a thirteenth century work by the Byzantine monk Maximus Planudes on the Hindu-Arabic numerals and the algorithms for calculation.
A farmer sold a team of horses for $440, but did not receive his pay for them until 1 yr, 8 mo after the sale. He had at the same time another offer of $410 for them. Did he gain or lose by the sale and by how much, money being worth 6%/yr?

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