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A certain merchant increases the value of his estate by 1/3...
A set of n disjoint, congruent circles packs the surface of a sphere S so that each region of the surface exterior to the circles is bounded by arcs of three of the circles.
Page 7, Who's That Mathematician: Images from the Paul R. Halmos Photograph Collection: Blackwell, Halmos, Boas, Bollobas, Bombieri, Mumford, Bonsall, Rankin
This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese. It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.
In a forest, a number of apes equal in number to the square of 1/8 of the total number of apes are noisy. The remaining 12 apes are on a nearby hill irritated. What is the total number of apes in the pack?
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday
Given a wooden log of diameter 2 feet 5 inches from which a 7 inch thick board is to be cut, what is the maximum possible width of the board?
Given four numbers whose sum is 9900; the second exceeds the first by 1/7 of the first...
A person has a circular yard that is 150 ft. in diameter, and wishes a walk of equal width made round it within the fence...
Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.

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