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Page 7, Who's That Mathematician: Images from the Paul R. Halmos Photograph Collection: Blackwell, Halmos, Boas, Bollobas, Bombieri, Mumford, Bonsall, Rankin
A creative expression combining text, design and illustrations, originally designed for the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid.
This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese. It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.
Prove that if the sums of the square opposite sides of any quadrilateral are equal, its diagonals interect at right angles.
A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
This 1989 revision of the 1969 NCTM yearbook still provides wonderful suggestions for using the history of mathematics in the classroom.
A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.

Mesopotamian accounting evolved from simple clay token counters to a number-recording system that included impressions of these tokens on clay tablets.

What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?