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An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.
A study of Victorian idealism and its relation to religion, as exemplified in the work of three 19th century British mathematicians.
A wonderful book about the square root of 2, beginning with the search for the side of a square double a given square.
Given a semicircle, Prove that if O is the circle's center, DO=OE.
After completing this assignment on Simon Stevin's treatment of decimal fractions in his 1585 De Thiende, the author's preservice mathematics teachers understood why our usual procedure for multiplying such fractions works.
A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
The radius of a circle is 3.20 meters. Compute to within .001m the areas of the inscribed and circumscribed equilateral triangles.

This book demonstrates the relationship between the mathematics in some recently discovered Babylonian tablets and some standard problems from Egyptian mathematics.

The three sides of a triangular piece of land, taken in order, measure 15, 10, and 13 chains respectively.
Find the area of the elliptical segment cut off parallel to the shorter axis;