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A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.
Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.
Page 6: Images from the Paul Halmos Photo Collection of Abram Besicovitch, R. H. Bing, Burton W. Jones, Garrett Birkhoff, Abolghassem Ghaffari, Errett Bishop, and Max Black
A discussion of the meaning of mathematical unsolvability in the context of the history of Abel's proof of the unsolvability of the quintic equation in terms of radicals.
Essays on how number has been critical to the work of scientists through the ages.
This is the title page of the Margarita philosophica (Pearl of Wisdom) of Gregor Reisch (1467 - 1525). The first edition was published in 1503. This work was used as a university textbook in the early sixteenth century.
A translation of and commentary on Frans van Schooten's work on constructions using only a straightedge. Van Schooten's postulates for use of the straightedge, however, allow the copying of one line segment onto another.
The classic work by Dirk Struik is still worth reading, especially for its attention to the social context of the development of mathematical ideas.
One hundred men besieged in a castle, have sufficient food to allow each one bread to the weight of 14 lot a day for ten months.

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