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This is the title page of Isaac Barrow's Latin edition of the works of Archimedes, the first four books of Apollonius's Conics, and Theodosius's Spherica. It was published in 1675.
A biography of Gauss designed for high school students.
The 2006 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2006, have many sessions in the history of mathematics and their use in teaching.
A history of the development of Pascal's triangle in its various manifestations
A vessel is anchored in 3 fathoms of water and the cable passes over a sheave in the bowspirt which is 6 ft above the water.
The square root of half the number of bees in a swarm has flown out upon a jessamine bush; 8/9 of the swarm has remained behind.

A man, woman, and two boys desire to cross a river, but their boat has weight restrictions!

A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.
A mouse is at the top of a poplar tree 60 braccia high, and a cat is on the ground at its foot. The mouse decends 1/2 a braccia a day and at night it turns back 1/6 of a braccia.
A woodcutter starts to fell a tree 4 feet in diameter, and cuts half way through. One face of the cut is horizontal, and the other face is inclined to the horizontal at an angle of 45 degrees. Find the volume of the wood cut out.

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