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A translation from the original Greek of a manuscript on magic squares by the Byzantine scholar Manuel Moschopoulos, written about 1315
Prove that the area of a regular polygon can be given by the product of its perimeter and half the radius of the inscribed circle.
A cat sitting on a wall 4 cubits high saw a rat prowling 8 cubits from the foot of the wall;
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.
How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
This is the title page to the English version of Isaac Barrow's Geometrical Lectures, which were originally given in his position as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. These lectures contain one of the earliest statements and proofs of what is today known as the fundamental theorem of calculus.
Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.
X, Y and Z hired a pasture for the season for $90.00. Each has a different number of mules and are on the pasture for a different number of days. How much is each to pay?
The incircle O(r) of triangle ABC touches AB at D, BC at E and AC at F. Find r in terms of AD, BE and CF.