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This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
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.
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.
Four episodes in the history of geometry are discussed, where dynamic geometry helps in understanding the ideas.
A horse halving its speed every day runs 700 miles in 7 days.
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.
How high above the earth must a person be raised that he [or she] may see 1/3 of its surface?
A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".

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