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One person possesses 7 asavas horses, another 9 hayas horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.
I was employed to survey a field, which I was told was an exact geometrical square, but by reason of a river running through it, I can only obtain partial measurements.
A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.
Given the dimensions of an isosceles trapezoid find the length of the transversal drawn parallel to the bases that divides the trapezoid into 2 equal areas.
There is a mound of earth in the shape of a frustum of a cone.

The authors provide an analysis and English translation of the argument by a little known French mathematician that calculus should be based on series rather than on infinitesimals.

A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".
A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.
Two wine merchants enter Paris, one of them with 64 casks of wine, the other with 20.
There are four companies, in one of which there are 6 men, in another 8, and in each of the remaining two, 9 men. How many ways can a committee of 4 men be composed by choosing one man from each company?

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