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A man died leaving 3 sons, to whom he bequeathed his estate in the following manner: to the eldest he gave 184 dollars; to the second 155 dollars and to the third 96 dollars;

A study of the solution of quartic equations in Cardano's Ars Magna and in the work of Euler and Descartes.

Two men start walking at the same time and travel a distance. One is walking faster and completes the journey sooner. How fast did each man travel?
This meeting will take place at the MAA Carriage House in Washington, DC on April 19, 2008.
A father left $20,000 to be divided among his four sons ages 6, 8, 10, and 12 years respectively so that each share placed at 4 1/2 compounded interest should amount to the same value when its possessor becomes the age 21.
A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...
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?
Download the three winning essays to learn about medieval Islamic dust boards, Old Babylonian similarity, and the Fermat Problem.
A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.