A lady has two silver cups, and only one cover for both. The first cup weighs 16 oz, and when it is covered it weighs 3 times as much as the second cup; but when the second cup is covered, it weighs 4 times as much as the first.

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The Ohio Section Short Course will consider the use of original sources in teaching mathematics.

A collection of articles on using the history of mathematics of the past 200 years in the undergraduate classroom.

A wooden beam is stood vertically against a wall. The length of the beam is 30 units.

A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar.

Given a door and a measuring rod of unknown dimensions, the rod is used to measure the door.

A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.

Chuquet claimed that if given positive numbers a, b, c, d then (a + b) / (c + d) lies between a/c and b/d. Is he correct? Prove your answer

A brief history of mathematics aimed at college students with little technical knowledge of mathematics.

A gentleman has bought a rectangular piece of land whose perimeter is to be 100 rods; and he is to pay 1 dollar for each rod in the length of the land and 3 dollars for each rod in the breath of the land.