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Given the fraction ax/(a-x), convert it into an infinite series.

Three men have a pile of money, their shares being 1/2, 1/3 and 1/6. Each man takes some money from the pile until nothing is left.

Two posters illustrating the major milestones in the history of mathematics, from the first ideas of "number" to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.

There is a number which when divided by 2, or 3, or 4, or 5, or 6, always has a remainder of 1, and is truly divisible by 7. It is sought what is the number.

A discussion of aspects of Leonardo of Pisa's Book of Squares.

A farmer sold a team of horses for $440, but did not receive his pay for them until 1 yr, 8 mo after the sale. He had at the same time another offer of $410 for them. Did he gain or lose by the sale and by how much, money being worth 6%/yr?

A study and English translation of Servois' attempt to place calculus on a foundation of algebraic analysis without recourse to infinitesimals, continuing the work of Lagrange.
A song for Pi Day.

A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.

Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.

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