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When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.
Suppose a lighthouse is built on the top of a rock; the distance between a place of observation and that part of the rock level with the eye is 620 yds.
I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of $660 due on July 1; one of $940 due Sept. 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of $1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?
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A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.
Boyer's classic text, as revised by Uta Merzbach, is still worth having.
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.
A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.
A brief introduction to the life of John Napier, along with an animation of calculations using Napier's bones.