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Problems from Another Time

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

Find the height of a window.
Discussion of 15th century French manuscript, with translation of its problems, including one with negative solutions
A man entered an orchard through 7 gates, and there took a certain number of apples. When he left the orchard, he gave the first guard half the apples he had and 1 apple more.
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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