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In a certain lake, swarming with red geese, the tip of a lotus bud was seen to extend a span above the surface of the water.

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?

A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar.
A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.

A merchant bought 50,000 pounds of pepper in Portugal for 10,000 scudi and paid a tax of 500 scudi.

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

An official asks a woman why she has so many bowls to wash. The woman explains that she had dinner guests who ate meat, rice, and soup. Judging by the number of bowls, how many guests were there?

A collection of articles in the history of mathematics that appeared in journals of the Mathematical Association of America over the past 90 years.

A general mathematics website with much information on the history of mathematics.

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