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Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
If 80 dollars worth of provisions will serve 20 men for 25 days, what number of men will the same amount of provisions serve for 10 days?
This is a page from an early printed edition of the Arithmetica of Jordanus de Nemore (early 13th century).
Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.
Essays on various aspects of Greek science and mathematics, which help give a context for those aspects of Greek culture.
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.
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.
A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.
Fibonacci gave a practical rule for approximating the area of an equilateral triangle.