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The king of France entered into a battle and was defeated. How many soldiers did he have before he was defeated?
A fox, a raccoon, and a hound pass through customs and together pay 111 coins.
As for a square piece of land that amounts to 100 square cubits, if it is said to you, "Cause it to make a piece of land that amounts to 100 square cubits that is round," what is the required diameter?
To find three quantities x.y, and z...
A boy gives 11 coins of equal denomination to a man, and the man finds that their total value in yen is 4 less than his age.
A history of attempts to develop formulas expressing the sums of powers of the first n positive integers from the Pythagoreans to Jakob Bernoulli. With exercises.
A water tub holds 73 gallons; the pipe which fills it usually admits 7 gallons in 5 minutes; and the tap discharges 20 gallons in 17 minutes.
How much does Landowner A give to each worker knowing Landowner B gives a certain amount more and has few workers.

An introduction to the prime numbers in many of their aspects.

Two men rent a pasture for 100 liras on the understanding that two cows are to be counted as being equivalent to three sheep. The first puts in 60 cows and 85 sheep; the second 80 cows and 100 sheep. How much should each pay?