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A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.
One says that 10 garments were purchased by two men at a price of 72 dirhams. The garments varied in value. The price of each garment of one man is 3 dirhams more than the price for each garment of the other. How many garments did each man buy?
A historically minded textbook designed to teach real analysis by considering some of the problems faced by 19th century mathematicians.
A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.
There are four companies, in one of which there are 6 men, in another 8, and in each of the remaining two, 9 men. How many ways can a committee of 4 men be composed by choosing one man from each company?

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There is a tree with 100 branches. How many nests, eggs and birds are there?
A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
If 12 cattle eat up 3 1/3 acres of meadow in 4 weeks and 21 cattle eat up 10 acres of exactly similar meadow in 9 weeks, how many cattle shall eat up 36 acres in 18 weeks? (Hint: The grass continues to grow.)
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?

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