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Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.
Here is the title page of part I of the General Trattato di Numeri (General Treatise on Number and Measure) (1556) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-1557). This is an extensive work on elementary mathematics that was popular in Italy for several decades after its publication.
The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held in New Orleans, LA from January 5-8, 2007.
A set of four congruent circles whose centers form a square is inscribed in a right triangle ABC where C is the right angle and serves as one corner of the square. Find their radius in terms of the sides; a,b,c, of the triangle.
Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
A collection of short biographical sketches of people involved in the development of calculus, as well as brief descriptions of important events in that development.
The highest point of the Andes is about 4 miles above sea level.
These are the winning entries from the annual History of Mathematics SIGMAA Student Paper Contest.
Arithmos seminars are 24-hour workshops on the classics of mathematics, read in the original, or in a scholarly English translation.