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Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.
Two officers each have a company of men, the one has 40 less than the other.
An old Chinese general led his army to a river with a steep bank. Standing atop the bank, he held a stick 6 feet long perpendicular to himself.
A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.
Essays on how number has been critical to the work of scientists through the ages.
If 40 oranges are worth 60 apples, and 75 apples are worth 7 dozen peaches, and 100 peaches are worth 1 box of grapes and three boxes of grapes are worth 40 pounds of pecans, how many peaches can be bought for 100 oranges?
The classic work by Dirk Struik is still worth reading, especially for its attention to the social context of the development of mathematical ideas.
Three equal circumferences with radii 6" are tangent to each other. Compute the area enclosed between them.
One military horse cannot pull a load of 40 dan; neither can 2 ordinary horses, nor can three inferior horses.
If a ladder, placed 8 ft. from the base of a building 40 ft. high, just reached the top, how far must it be placed from the base of the building that it may reach a point 10 ft. from the top?

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