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A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.
Page from al-Khwarizmi's algebra text written in about 825. The proof of the rule for solving a quadratic equation of the form "squares plus roots equal numbers".
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.
There is a lion in a well whose depth is 50 palms. He climbs and slips back a certain amount each day. In how many days will he get out of the well?
Arithmos seminars are 24-hour workshops on the classics of mathematics, read in the original, or in a scholarly English translation.
One says that 10 garments were purchased by two men at a price of 72 dirhams. The garments varied in value. The price of each garment of one man is 3 dirhams more than the price for each garment of the other. How many garments did each man buy?
A new edition of a classic work on number theory.
Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.
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This is a page from a manuscript of the Algebra (Maqalah fi al-jabra wa-al muqabalah) of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131). This work is known for its solution of the various cases of the cubic equation by finding the intersections of appropriately chosen conic sections.

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