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A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.

A father left $20,000 to be divided among his four sons aged 6, 8, 10, and 12 years respectively, so that each share placed at 4 1/2 percent compounded interest should amount to the same value when its possessor becomes the age 21.

Now given a cylindrical log of unknown size buried in a wall...

The symposium this year will discuss Gauss's Disquisitiones Arithmeticae.

A certain man had in his trade four weights with which he could weigh integral pounds from one up to 40. How many pounds was each weight?

The authors provide an analysis and English translation of the argument by a little known French mathematician that calculus should be based on series rather than on infinitesimals.

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

Prove Chuquet's rule of average numbers.

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

There is a four-sided field whose eastern side measures 35 paces, its western side 45 paces, its southern side 25 paces and its northern side 15 paces. Find the area of this field.