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The purchase price for an apple and an orange is 100 yen. When n oranges and n + 3 apples are bought the price is 520 yen. Find the number n of oranges and the price of one orange.
Eratosthenes' measurement of the earth, in a form that's easy for teachers to use in the classroom.
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.
There is a circle from within which a square is cut, the remaining portion having an area of 47.6255 square units.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.
Two men have a certain amount of money. The first says to the second, "If you give me 5 denari, I will have 7 times what you have left."
Suppose the area of an equilateral triangle be 600. The sides are required.
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.