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Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.
Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.
You have two sums of money, the difference of which is 2 dirhams; you divide the smaller sum by the larger and the quotient is equal to 1/2. What are the two sums of money?
This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.
A brief introduction to the life of John Napier, along with an animation of calculations using Napier's bones.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
A delightful survey of the history of trigonometry, along with discussions of its uses, both ancient and modern.

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

Given two circle tangent at the point P with parallel diameters AB, CD, prove that APD and BPC are straight lines.

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