The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.

Individual problems from throughout mathematics history, as well as articles that include problem sets for students.

There is a circle from within which a square is cut, the remaining portion having an area of 47.6255 square units.

A speculator bought stock at 25% below par and sold it at 20% above par. He gained $1560. How much did he invest?

Given: a circle with an inscribed equilateral triangle. The triangle has an area of 12 square units. What is the area of the circle?

How a translation of Peano's counterexample to the 'theorem' that a zero Wronskian implies linear dependence can help your differential equations students

A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...

If 80 dollars worth of provisions will serve 20 men for 25 days, what number of men will the same amount of provisions serve for 10 days?

Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?

Discussion of 15th century French manuscript, with translation of its problems, including one with negative solutions

Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.