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Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.
In baking a hemispherical loaf of bread of 10" radius, the crust was everywhere of an equal thickness, and the solidity of the crust was equal to half the solid content of the whole loaf. What were the dimensions of the interior soft part?
Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?
On a day in spring a boy has gathered cherry blossoms under a cherry tree. Nearby a poet is reading some of his poems aloud. As he reads, the boy counts out the cherry blossoms, one blossom for each word of a poem.
A history of algebra from its early beginnings to the twentieth century.
This textbook seamlessly combines the history of non-Euclidean geometry with the mathematical ideas.
A biography of the 18th century author of an early calculus text, with some translations from the text.
A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.
Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?