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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 the frustum of a circular cone with height h.
If a ball 6 inches in diameter weighs 32 lbs, what will be the weight of a ball 3 inches in diameter?
Find the two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27
Discussion of 15th century French manuscript, with translation of its problems, including one with negative solutions

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