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The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?
A water tub holds 73 gallons; the pipe which fills it usually admits 7 gallons in 5 minutes; and the tap discharges 20 gallons in 17 minutes.

An introduction to the prime numbers in many of their aspects.

An image of the calendar, together with instructions for its use
Eratosthenes' measurement of the earth, in a form that's easy for teachers to use in the classroom.
This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.
A man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.
The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.
A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.
There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.

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