The author compares Greek ladder, continued fraction, and Newton's Method approximations, noting that the Greek ladder easily gives both of Archimedes' famous bounds.

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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?

This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.

Now there are 100 deers [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.

A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.

Thirty flasks-10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty- are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?

Two officers each have a company of men, the one has 40 less than the other.

An old Chinese general led his army to a river with a steep bank. Standing atop the bank, he held a stick 6 feet long perpendicular to himself.

An argument that the teaching of elementary integration should better reflect its historical development

A gentleman has a garden of rectangular form and wants to construct a walk of equal width half way round to take up half the garden. What must be the width of this walk?