The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

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The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.

An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.

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 man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.

Paul Halmos Photograph Collection, page 3: M. Auslander, R. Baer, Banchoff, C. N. Moore, I. A. Barnett, P. Erdos, and Lida Barrett

What number which being increased by 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 of itself, the sum shall be 75?

A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.

This is the title page of the French edition of Leonhard Euler's text on Algebra. The text was originally published in German in 1767 in St. Petersburg and then translated into French in 1795.