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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?
A man and his wife drink a barrel of wine at different rates. Find the rate it takes both of them together to drink the wine.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
In Archimedes' Book of Lemmas (ca 250), he introduces a figure that, due to its shape, has historically been known as "the shoemaker's knife" or arbelos.
A summary of the history of the problem of finding the region of greatest area bounded by a given perimeter. This essay was a winner of the HOM SIGMAA student essay contest in 2006.

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

How long does it take a single man to do work when...
A sourcebook of original materials in the history of mathematics from ancient times to the early twentieth century.
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 castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.

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