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A farmer sold a team of horses for $440, but did not receive his pay for them until 1 yr, 8 mo after the sale. He had at the same time another offer of $410 for them. Did he gain or lose by the sale and by how much, money being worth 6%/yr?
A song for Pi Day.

The authors provide an analysis and English translation of the argument by a little known French mathematician that calculus should be based on series rather than on infinitesimals.

An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.
Two wine merchants enter Paris, one of them with 64 casks of wine, the other with 20.
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
NCTM Annual Meeting in St. Louis

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