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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...
A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.
What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?
Portraits of 92 living mathematicians, with autobiographical comments.
An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday
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.
A person has a circular yard that is 150 ft. in diameter, and wishes a walk of equal width made round it within the fence...
Two merchants, A and B, loaded a ship with 500 hhds (hogshead) of rum; A loaded 350 hhds, and B the rest; in a storm the seamen were obliged to throw overboard 100 hhds; how much must each sustain of the loss?

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

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