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A sourcebook of original materials in the history of mathematics from ancient times to the early twentieth century.
A number is required; that the square shall be equal to twice the cube.

An excellent and careful study of matrix methods for solving systems of linear equations in first century China.

A five-volume set of biographies of mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century, aimed at secondary students.
Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.
Photo of Plimpton 322, an old Babylonian Tablet, from the Plimpton Collection at the Columbia University Library. Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.
Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?
Two officers each have a company of men, the one has 40 less than the other.
An old Chinese general led his army to a river with a steep bank. Standing atop the bank, he held a stick 6 feet long perpendicular to himself.
This meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics takes place in Vancouver, BC, in association with the 2008 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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