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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.
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?