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Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
A certain gentleman ordered that 90 measures of grain were to be transported from his house to another, 30 leucas distant.
Two MAA PREP Workshops in the History of Mathematics will be offered in June at the MAA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.
There are two columns in the ruins of Persepolis left standing upright; one is 70 ft. above the plane, and the other 50 ft;

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On Triangles, by Regiomontanus (Johannes M�ller) (1436-1476), written in 1464 but not published until 1533.
Two bicyclists travel in opposite directions around a quarter-mile track and meet every 22 seconds. When they travel in the same direction on this track, the faster passes the slower once every 3 minutes and 40 seconds. Find the rate of each rider
Now there is a wall 5 feet thick and two rats tunnel from opposite sides.
Fibonacci gave a practical rule for approximating the area of an equilateral triangle.