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A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
I have two fields of grain. From the first field I harvest 2/3 a bushel of grain/unit area; from the second, 1/2 bushel/unit area.
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A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.

An elementary introduction to Euler squares and how they can be used in teacher training

Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?
This is a page from an early printed edition of the Arithmetica of Jordanus de Nemore (early 13th century).
A brief introduction to the life of John Napier, along with an animation of calculations using Napier's bones.
Given two circles tangent to each other and to a common line, determine a relationship between the radii and the distance between the tangent points.