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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.
Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.
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?
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."
Download the two winning essays to learn about using indivisibles to find the area under a cycloid arch in the 17th century and about the Radon transform and its use in x-ray tomography in the 20th century.
What proportions of sugar at 8 cents, 10 cents and 14 cents per pound, will compose a mixture worth 12 cents per pound?
This is the title page of Isaac Barrow's Latin edition of the works of Archimedes, the first four books of Apollonius's Conics, and Theodosius's Spherica. It was published in 1675.
What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?
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?
A collection of the Kenneth May lectures in the history of mathematics given at meetings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.

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