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Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday
A man entered an orchard through 7 gates, and there took a certain number of apples. When he left the orchard, he gave the first guard half the apples he had and 1 apple more.
Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.
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...

A detailed study of the cycles of the Mayan calendar, along with some other ancient calendars.

Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.
Given a triangular piece of land having two sides 10 yards in length and its base 12 yards, what is the largest square that can be constructed within this piece of land so that one of its sides lies along the base of the triangle?