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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 general formed his men into a square, that is, an equal number in rank and file, and he found that he had an excess of 59 men.
Chuquet claimed that if given positive numbers a, b, c, d then (a + b) / (c + d) lies between a/c and b/d. Is he correct? Prove your answer
Two men brought their fish through customs. Find how much the fish cost, and what is the customs fee.
The sum of two numbers is 10 and their product is 40. What are the numbers?
This conference takes place in 2006 at Pennsylvania State University, Erie.
Suppose a lighthouse is built on the top of a rock; the distance between a place of observation and that part of the rock level with the eye is 620 yds.

How a translation of Peano's counterexample to the 'theorem' that a zero Wronskian implies linear dependence can help your differential equations students

A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.
There is a lion in a well whose depth is 50 palms. He climbs and slips back a certain amount each day. In how many days will he get out of the well?

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