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Two men have a certain amount of money. The first says to the second, "If you give me 5 denari, I will have 7 times what you have left."
The Arithmetic of Boethius (480-524) dates from the early sixth century. This page is from a mansucript (Plimpton MS 165) that dates from approximately 1294, written on vellum.
What proportions of sugar at 8 cents, 10 cents and 14 cents per pound, will compose a mixture worth 12 cents per pound?
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.
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
The dimensions of a rectangular box in inches are expressed by three consecutive numbers. The surface of the box is 292 square inches. Find the dimensions.

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