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Image of first arithmetic book published in the English colonies in what is now the Eastern United States
A man hired a horse in London at 3 pence a mile. He rode 94 miles due West to Bristol then due north to Chester, whence he returned toward London for 66 miles, which put him in Coventry.
A collection of illustrations of Inca quipus, with references to their earliest descriptions.
A number is required; that the square shall be equal to twice the cube.
A five-volume set of biographies of mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century, aimed at secondary students.
Fibonacci gave a practical rule for approximating the area of an equilateral triangle.
The third part of a necklace of pearls, broken in a lover's quarrel, fell to the ground...
Thumbnail sketches of statisticians throughout history.
A speculator bought stock at 25% below par and sold it at 20% above par. He gained $1560. How much did he invest?
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