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Problems from Another Time

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

Given a semicircle, Prove that if O is the circle's center, DO=OE.
Now there are six-headed four-legged animals and four-headed two-legged birds placed together.
Of a collection of mango fruits, the king took 1/6; the queen 1/5 the remainder, and the three princes took 1/4, 1/3 and 1/2 (of the same remainder); and the youngest child took the remaining 3 mangoes.
Discussion of 15th century French manuscript, with translation of its problems, including one with negative solutions

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