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Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?
The Euler Society was founded as the tercentennial of the birth of the prolific Swiss-born genius Leonhard Euler approaches. The 2006 meeting is the fifth annual meeting of the Society.
Determine the dimensions for a right-angled triangle, having been given the hypotenuse, and the side of the inscribed square.
A number is required; that the square shall be equal to twice the cube.

In this collection of essays on modern trends and issues in the history of mathematics, consideration of mathematics history in the classroom is often more theoretical than practical.

A five-volume set of biographies of mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century, aimed at secondary students.
Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
Given the fraction ax/ (a-x ), convert it into an infinite series.
Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.
Suppose General [George] Washington had 800 men and was supplied with provisions to last 2 months but he needed to feed his army for 7 months.

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