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In Archimedes' Book of Lemmas (ca 250), he introduces a figure that, due to its shape, has historically been known as "the shoemaker's knife" or arbelos.

A study of the solution of quartic equations in Cardano's Ars Magna and in the work of Euler and Descartes.

A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.
One military horse cannot pull a load of 40 dan; neither can 2 ordinary horses, nor can three inferior horses.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.
If a ladder, placed 8 ft. from the base of a building 40 ft. high, just reached the top, how far must it be placed from the base of the building that it may reach a point 10 ft. from the top?
A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.
A historically minded textbook designed to teach real analysis by considering some of the problems faced by 19th century mathematicians.
Download the three winning essays to learn about medieval Islamic dust boards, Old Babylonian similarity, and the Fermat Problem.
The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.