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It is required to determine whether 30 horses can be put into 7 stalls; so that in every stall there may be, either a single horse, or an odd number of horses.
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
Find the two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27
A certain gentleman ordered that 90 measures of grain were to be transported from his house to another, 30 leucas distant.
A survey of over two thousand years of the history of mathematics on the Indian subcontinent.
I found a stone but did not weigh it; after I added to it 1/7 of its weight and then 1/11 of this new weight, I weighed the total at 1 mina. What was the weight of the stone?
There are two columns in the ruins of Persepolis left standing upright; one is 70 ft. above the plane, and the other 50 ft;
The quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics will be in Mexico City, July 14-18, 2008.
A translation of one of the seminal papers in the field of elliptic integrals, but one that can be read by an undergraduate.