A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.

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In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?

A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.

The story of the negative numbers

There is a fish whose body weighs 8oz. Tell me how much the whole fish weighs?

The author presents five modules based on mathematics from medieval Islamic cultures for use in a variety of high school and college mathematics courses.

There is a log of precious wood 18 feet long whose bases are 5 feet and 2.5 feet in circumference. Into what lengths should the log be cut to trisect its volume?

Given a triangular piece of land having two sides 10 yards in length and its base 12 yards, what is the largest square that can be constructed within this piece of land so that one of its sides lies along the base of the triangle?

A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.

A gentleman has a garden of rectangular form and wants to construct a walk of equal width half way round to take up half the garden. What must be the width of this walk?