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The radius of a circle is 3.20 meters. Compute to within .001m the areas of the inscribed and circumscribed equilateral triangles.
The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held in New Orleans, LA from January 5-8, 2007.

A collection of images of historical texts and tools to share with your students

A certain slave fled from Milan to Naples going 1/10 of the whole journey each day. At the beginning of the third day, his master sent a slave after him and this slave went 1/7 of the whole journey each day.
A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.
A translation from the original Greek of a manuscript on magic squares by the Byzantine scholar Manuel Moschopoulos, written about 1315
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.
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
A cat sitting on a wall 4 cubits high saw a rat prowling 8 cubits from the foot of the wall;
Arithmos seminars are 24-hour workshops on the classics of mathematics, read in the original, or in a scholarly English translation.