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Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
A survey of this theorem's 4000 year history, with applications to many fields.
Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.
Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.
A certain slave fled from Milan to Naples going 1/10 of the whole journey each day. At the beginning of the third day, his master sent a slave after him and this slave went 1/7 of the whole journey each day.
An excellent book surveying the history of the philosophy of mathematics from the time of Plato to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.

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A man is walking across a bridge, when a boat passes under the bridge.How rapidly are the boat and the pedestrian separating after the boat passes under the bridge?
On Triangles, by Regiomontanus (Johannes M�ller) (1436-1476), written in 1464 but not published until 1533.