Suppose a ladder 60 feet long is placed in a street so as to reach a window 37 feet above the ground on one side of the street...

Individual problems from throughout mathematics history, as well as articles that include problem sets for students.

The dimensions of a rectangular box in inches are expressed by three consecutive numbers. The surface of the box is 292 square inches. Find the dimensions.

Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.

Given two circle tangent at the point P with parallel diameters AB, CD, prove that APD and BPC are straight lines.

A certain bishop ordered that 12 loaves be divided among his clergy.

Discussion of 15th century French manuscript, with translation of its problems, including one with negative solutions

How a translation of Peano's counterexample to the 'theorem' that a zero Wronskian implies linear dependence can help your differential equations students

In a given square, inscribe 4 equal circles so that...

Now there are three sisters who leave home together.

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.