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Curve sketching, tangent lines, and optimization, explored via interactive applets

A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 ts'un gap exists between the two doors.

Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.

Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.

Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25 inches high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?

The Tree of Proportions and Proportionality from the De Divina Proportione of Luca Pacioli published in 1509.
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A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.

A survey of this theorem's 4000 year history, with applications to many fields.

A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student.