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Problems from Another Time

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

Project to help discrete mathematics and computer science students learn basic properties of division and the Euclidean algorithm and its proof from Euclid himself
A project to help students learn from Archimedes' writings how he summed squares
A project to introduce students to logic and especially implication by consulting original sources from ancient to modern times
A collection of modules for teaching and learning by 'reading the masters'
The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.
A person has a circular yard that is 150 ft. in diameter, and wishes a walk of equal width made round it within the fence...
A woodcutter starts to fell a tree 4 feet in diameter, and cuts half way through. One face of the cut is horizontal, and the other face is inclined to the horizontal at an angle of 45 degrees. Find the volume of the wood cut out.
A round pond sits in a rectangular garden. Its center is inaccessible; however, you know the distances from each corner of the garden to the circumference of the pond: 60, 52, 28, and 40 yards. What is the radius of the pond?
How a translation of Peano's counterexample to the 'theorem' that a zero Wronskian implies linear dependence can help your differential equations students
An oblong garden is a half yard longer than it is wide and consists entirely of a gravel walk...

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