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A sketch of the history of topology, beginning with the polyhedron formula, but continuing up to the present.
A horse, halving its speed each day, travels 700 miles in 7 days. How far does it travel each day?
A horse halving its speed every day runs 700 miles in 7 days.
How high above the earth must a person be raised that he [or she] may see 1/3 of its surface?
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.
Three men wish to buy a horse but none have a sufficient amount of money for the purchase; to do so they must borrow from each other. How much money does each man have and what is the price of the horse?
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.

A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.

Divide 100 loaves of bread among 10 men including a boatman, a foreman, and a doorkeeper, who receives double portions. What is the share of each?
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.

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