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This is the title page of the geometry book of Jacob Kobel (1460 - 1533). The book dealt primarily with measurement, showing its readers how to use various instruments to measure fields, determine heights of buildings, and perform various other necessary tasks.
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
Divide 100 loaves of bread among 10 men including a boatman, a foreman, and a doorkeeper, who receives double portions. What is the share of each?
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
History of Maya calendars, including the modified base 20 number system used in them
How long does it take a single man to do work when...
This is from a letter of June, 1695 in which Leibniz is discussing differentiation with Johann Bernoulli. The work in which these letters appear is the Virorum Celeberr. Got. Gul. Leibnitii et Johann Bernoulli Commercium Philosophicum et Mathematica, originally published in 1740.
How high above the earth must a person be raised that he [or she] may see 1/3 of its surface?