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A horse, halving its speed each day, travels 700 miles in 7 days. How far does it travel each day?
A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
A new edition of a classic work on number theory.
Download the three winning essays to learn about Kepler's mathematical astronomy, the roots of modern algebra, and the Quadrivium of Isidore of Seville.
Three men wish to buy a horse but none have a sufficient amount of money for the purchase; to do so they must borrow from each other. How much money does each man have and what is the price of the horse?
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?
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The first page of Pathway to Knowledge by Robert Recorde (1510-1558). A version of Euclid's Elements, with commentary by Recorde to make it easier to understand. This page includes Euclid's first three postulates.
Divide 100 loaves of bread among 10 men including a boatman, a foreman, and a doorkeeper, who receives double portions. What is the share of each?
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.

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