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Determine the greatest cylinder that can be inscribed in a given cone.
A five-volume set of biographies of mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century, aimed at secondary students.
In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse

The "rood", a linear measure dating from many centuries ago, is calculated anew in today's classrooms.

The authors provide descriptions of Maya calendar systems, photos of artifacts, examples of calendar conversions, and exercises for classroom use.
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
A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.
Problems taken from Chinese sources
A discussion of a collaborative effort in Italy to produce materials enabling secondary school teachers to use the history of mathematics in the classroom.
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.