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There is much to see in this museum related to the history of mathematics.
A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...
A mouse is at the top of a poplar tree 60 braccia high, and a cat is on the ground at its foot. The mouse decends 1/2 a braccia a day and at night it turns back 1/6 of a braccia.
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.

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

If you are h feet tall and walk all the way around the Earth, keeping to the same circumference, how much farther has your head gone than your feet when you complete the journey?
Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.
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Two men brought their fish through customs. Find how much the fish cost, and what is the customs fee.
We sadly announce the untimely death of one of Convergence's editorial board members.

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