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If two Post-boys, A and B at 59 miles distance from one another, set out in the morning in order to meet...
Two MAA PREP Workshops in the History of Mathematics will be offered in June at the MAA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Age
My age is a number consisting of two digits, 1/2 of this number is a mean proportional between these two digits, and two years hence, my age will be a third proportional to the same two digits, directly as they stand in my present age.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

Two bicyclists travel in opposite directions around a quarter-mile track and meet every 22 seconds. When they travel in the same direction on this track, the faster passes the slower once every 3 minutes and 40 seconds. Find the rate of each rider
A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.
An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.
Now there is a wall 5 feet thick and two rats tunnel from opposite sides.

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