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In Archimedes' Book of Lemmas (ca 250), he introduces a figure that, due to its shape, has historically been known as "the shoemaker's knife" or arbelos.
Essays on various aspects of Greek science and mathematics, which help give a context for those aspects of Greek culture.
Three congruent circles of radius 6 inches are mutually tangent to one another. Compute the area enclosed between them.
A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.
A certain slave fled from Milan to Naples going 1/10 of the whole journey each day. At the beginning of the third day, his master sent a slave after him and this slave went 1/7 of the whole journey each day.
The movie Agora, about the mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 400 AD), is spectacular and intriguing but Hypatia should be portrayed as the hero she was.
Mathematics is often referred to today as the "science of patterns." But has this always been true historically, or is this something that happened in recent times? The question is discussed here with reference to the work of Euclid and Jacob Steiner.
A historically minded textbook designed to teach real analysis by considering some of the problems faced by 19th century mathematicians.
A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.
If I were to give 7 pennies to each beggar at my door, I would have 24 pennies left in my purse. How many beggars are there and how much money do I have?

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