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A man agreed to pay for 13 valuable houses worth $5000 each, what the last would amount to, reckoning 7 cents for the first, 4 times 7 cents for the second, and so on, increasing the price 4 times on each to the last.

How Euler resolved the paradox first noted by Maclaurin that nine points should determine a curve of order three, yet two such curves can intersect in nine points

Page from al-Khwarizmi's algebra text written in about 825. The proof of the rule for solving a quadratic equation of the form "squares plus roots equal numbers".
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.
A collection of short biographical sketches of people involved in the development of calculus, as well as brief descriptions of important events in that development.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.
A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.
Arithmos seminars are 24-hour workshops on the classics of mathematics, read in the original, or in a scholarly English translation.
Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.

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