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What proportions of sugar at 8 cents, 10 cents and 14 cents per pound, will compose a mixture worth 12 cents per pound?
Three vertical posts along a straight canal, each rising to the same height above the surface of the water. By looking at the line of vision, determine, to the nearest mile, the radius of the earth.
There were two men, of whom the first had 3 small loaves of bread and the other, 2.
There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...
A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar. Appendix: When Was Fermat Born? (Not in 1601 ...)
Gun metal of a certain grade is composed of 16% tin and 84% copper. How much tin must be added to 410 lbs. of this gun metal to make a composition of 18% tin?
In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?
Prove that if the sums of the square opposite sides of any quadrilateral are equal, its diagonals interect at right angles.
Reprint of a classic biography of Gauss, with a new forward by Jeremy Gray.

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