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Make of 10 three parts such that one part multiplied by 3 makes as much as the other multiplied by 4 and as the other multiplied by 5.
Given a number, take 1/3 of the number away from itself and add 2. If this result is multiplied by itself, it equals the number plus 24. What is the number?
Given four numbers whose sum is 9900; the second exceeds the first by 1/7 of the first...
Relationships between Architecture and Mathematics
Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.
A sketch of the history of topology, beginning with the polyhedron formula, but continuing up to the present.
An oblong garden is a half yard longer than it is wide and consists entirely of a gravel walk...
A father wills his estate valued at $40, 000 to his three children. Before the settlement one of the children dies. What should the other two receive?

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There are two numbers which are to each other as 5 and 6 and the sum of their squares is 2196. What are the numbers?