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Make a crown of gold copper, tin, and iron weighing 60 minae: gold and copper shall be 2/3 of it; gold and tin, 3/4 of it; and gold and iron, 3/5 of it. Find the required weights of gold, copper, tin, and iron.
A novel about Pythagoras and his followers

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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.
A study of the rise of English algebra from the Medieval period to the end of the seventeenth century.
Two circles, the sum of whose radii is a, are placed in the same plane with their centers at a distance 2a...
There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
Assume that the human population after the flood was 6 and that 200 years later the population was 1,000,000. Find the annual growth of the population.
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...