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The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".
A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
A man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?
A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.

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A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.