Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.

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How long does it take a single man to do work when...

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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.

An oracle ordered a prince to build a sacred building, whose space would be 400 cubits, the length being 6 cubits more than the width, and the width 3 cubits more than the height. Find the dimensions of the building.

A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...

The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.

A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.

Suppose a ladder 60 feet long is placed in a street so as to reach a window 37 feet above the ground on one side of the street...

Given the dimensions of an isosceles trapezoid find the length of the transversal drawn parallel to the bases that divides the trapezoid into 2 equal areas.