A man plants 4 kernels of corn, which at harvest produce 32 kernels: these he plants the second year; now supposing the annual increase to continue 8 fold, what would be the produce of the 15th year, allowing 1000 kernels to a pint?

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Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.

Given the dimensions of an isosceles trapezoid find the length of the transversal drawn parallel to the bases that divides the trapezoid into 2 equal areas.

Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.

A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".

Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.

This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.

Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.

A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.

Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.