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The work of ten scientists who thought deeply about patterns.
The story of Gerbert, who became Pope Sylvester II in 999, and his mathematics.
A portrait gallery of mathematicians, mostly taken from the collection at the Dibner Library of the Smithsonian, with permission.
Three men wish to buy a horse but none have a sufficient amount of money for the purchase; to do so they must borrow from each other. How much money does each man have and what is the price of the horse?
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
A new history of mathematics text which asks lots of questions about the history and the mathematics.
Divide 100 loaves of bread among 10 men including a boatman, a foreman, and a doorkeeper, who receives double portions. What is the share of each?
There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.
Find two numbers, x and y, such that their sum is 10 and x/y + y/x = 25
One person possesses 7 asavas horses, another 9 hayas horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.

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