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Problems from Another Time

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

A fox, a raccoon, and a hound pass through customs and together pay 111 coins.
What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when its angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers at the same time...
When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.
Discussion of 15th century French manuscript, with translation of its problems, including one with negative solutions

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