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A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.
I found a stone but did not weigh it; after I added to it 1/7 of its weight and then 1/11 of this new weight, I weighed the total at 1 mina. What was the weight of the stone?
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
In a certain lake, swarming with red geese, the tip of a lotus bud was seen to extend a span [9 inches] above the surface of the water.
A square walled city of unknown dimensions has four gates, one at the center of each side.
When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.
If 80 dollars worth of provisions will serve 20 men for 25 days, what number of men will the same amount of provisions serve for 10 days?

In this collection of essays on modern trends and issues in the history of mathematics, consideration of mathematics history in the classroom is often more theoretical than practical.

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I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of $660 due on July 1; one of $940 due Sept. 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of $1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?
Essays on various aspects of Greek science and mathematics, which help give a context for those aspects of Greek culture.

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