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Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
Page from al-Khwarizmi's algebra text written in about 825. The proof of the rule for solving a quadratic equation of the form "squares plus roots equal numbers".
Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.
The incircle O(r) of triangle ABC touches AB at D, BC at E and AC at F. Find r in terms of AD, BE and CF.

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The quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics will be in Mexico City, July 14-18, 2008.
An oracle ordered a prince to build a sacred building, whose space would be 400 cubits, the length being 6 cubits more than the width, and the width 3 cubits more than the height. Find the dimensions of the building.
Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.
A translation of one of the seminal papers in the field of elliptic integrals, but one that can be read by an undergraduate.
This is a page from a manuscript of the Algebra (Maqalah fi al-jabra wa-al muqabalah) of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131). This work is known for its solution of the various cases of the cubic equation by finding the intersections of appropriately chosen conic sections.

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