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A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.
Two men start walking at the same time and travel a distance. One is walking faster and completes the journey sooner. How fast did each man travel?
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?
A father left $20,000 to be divided among his four sons ages 6, 8, 10, and 12 years respectively so that each share placed at 4 1/2 compounded interest should amount to the same value when its possessor becomes the age 21.

Here are all articles, classroom activities, and reviews arranged into annual volumes starting with 2004.

A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.
A translation of one of the earliest European mathematical texts to use the Hindu-Arabic number system.
There is a right triangle where: the sum of the upright multiplied by itself twice and the hypotenuse multiplied by itself is 700 units; and, the sum of the base multiplied by itself twice and the hypotenuse multiplied by itself is 900 units.

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