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In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides
The expression 0^0 is usually called an indeterminate form. This article details the history of the meaning of this expression and concludes that, in some cases, we should evaluate it as 1.
A lion, a wolf and a fox each take a certain amount of time to eat a goat separately. How long would it take all these animals together to eat the goat?
In one day, a person can make 30 arrows or fletch [put the feathers on] 20 arrows.
The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.
A carpenter has undertaken to build a house in 20 days. He takes on another man and says; "If we build the house together, we can accomplish the work in 8 days!" How long would it take this other man to build the house working alone?
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
One says that 10 is divided into three parts and if the small part is multiplied by itself and added to the middle one multiplied by itself the result is the large one multiplied by itself...
If in a circle ABDC, circumscribe an equilateral triangle ABC; the straight line AD is equal to the sum of the two straight lines BD and DC: required a demonstration.
The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.

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