Three men have a pile of money, their shares being 1/2, 1/3 and 1/6. Each man takes some money from the pile until nothing is left.

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The annual meeting of the HPM Americas Section will take place Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm. in the Landmark 5

room of the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.

room of the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.

This is a translation of an article of Leonhard Euler in which he attempts to prove the fundamental theorem of algebra. In addition, he discusses in detail his understanding of the nature of complex numbers.

Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.

Two circles, the sum of whose radii is a, are placed in the same plane with their centers at a distance 2a...

This is an invited working conference as part of the ICMI Study Series.

A study and English translation of Servois' attempt to place calculus on a foundation of algebraic analysis without recourse to infinitesimals, continuing the work of Lagrange.

Assume that the human population after the flood was 6 and that 200 years later the population was 1,000,000. Find the annual growth of the population.

A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.

What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when its angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers at the same time...