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A vessel is anchored in 3 fathoms of water and the cable passes over a sheave in the bowspirt which is 6 ft above the water.
There is a round fish pond of certain dimensions, and into the pond is dropped a marble column. How high will the water rise?
A woodcutter starts to fell a tree 4 feet in diameter, and cuts half way through. One face of the cut is horizontal, and the other face is inclined to the horizontal at an angle of 45 degrees. Find the volume of the wood cut out.

A man, woman, and two boys desire to cross a river, but their boat has weight restrictions!

A certain man says that he can weigh any amount from 1 to 40 pounds using only 4 weights. What size must they be?