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Three people buy wood together. One pays the merchant 5 coins, another 3 coins, and the last 2 coins.
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?
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
A song for Pi Day.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
Download the three winning essays to learn about Kepler's mathematical astronomy, the roots of modern algebra, and the Quadrivium of Isidore of Seville.
There are two numbers which are to each other as 5 and 6 and the sum of their squares is 2196. What are the numbers?
The first page of Pathway to Knowledge by Robert Recorde (1510-1558). A version of Euclid's Elements, with commentary by Recorde to make it easier to understand. This page includes Euclid's first three postulates.
Short sketches on how mathematicians work and think.
NCTM Annual Meeting in St. Louis

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