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Two wine merchants enter Paris, one of them with 64 casks of wine, the other with 20.
There is a number which when divided by 2, or 3, or 4, or 5, or 6 always has a remainder of 1 and is truly divisible by 7. It is sought what is the number?
A discussion of aspects of Leonardo of Pisa's Book of Squares.
A number of 3 digits in base 7 has the same three digits...
Given: a circle with an inscribed equilateral triangle. The triangle has an area of 12 square units. What is the area of the circle?
A lady has two silver cups, and only one cover for both. The first cup weighs 16 oz, and when it is covered it weighs 3 times as much as the second cup; but when the second cup is covered, it weighs 4 times as much as the first.
An English translation of Eratosthenes' Geography, which includes "On the Measurement of the Earth."
A collection of articles on using the history of mathematics of the past 200 years in the undergraduate classroom.
The history of apportionment of representatives in the U.S. Congress, from the 1790s until today, along with a discussion of the mathematics involved in the various methods.
The work of ten scientists who thought deeply about patterns.