A collection of the Kenneth May lectures in the history of mathematics given at meetings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.

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Short biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities.

Images from a 16th century text about the astrolabe and its uses

A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.

A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.

There are four companies, in one of which there are 6 men, in another 8, and in each of the remaining two, 9 men. How many ways can a committee of 4 men be composed by choosing one man from each company?

A book connecting mathematics to mysticism, but not recommended.

A circle, a square and an equilateral triangle all have the same perimeter equal to 1 meter. Compare their areas.

This meeting, held in conjunction with the NCTM Annual Meeting, will be dedicated to the memory of Karen Dee Michalowicz.

The number 50 is divided by a certain number. If the divisor is increased by 3, the quotient decreases by 3.75. What is the number?