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Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

In this fascinating and accessible book, the author devotes one lively, informative page of description and one striking, full-page illustration to each of 250 milestones in mathematics.

A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.

Given the cats eye as shown. Let the radius of the eye be given by R. What is the area of the pupil?
Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
An official asks a woman why she has so many bowls to wash. The woman explains that she had dinner guests who ate meat, rice, and soup. Judging by the number of bowls, how many guests were there?
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held in New Orleans, LA from January 5-8, 2007.

One hundred men besieged in a castle, have sufficient food to allow each one bread to the weight of 14 lot a day for ten months.

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