An oblong garden is a half yard longer than it is wide and consists entirely of a gravel walk...

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

An oblong garden is a half yard longer than it is wide and consists entirely of a gravel walk...

Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?

Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.

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

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?

In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides

Given two circles tangent to each other and to a common line, determine a relationship between the radii and the distance between the tangent points.

A man is walking across a bridge, when a boat passes under the bridge.How rapidly are the boat and the pedestrian separating after the boat passes under the bridge?

One person possesses 7 asavas horses, another 9 hayas horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.

A set of four congruent circles whose centers form a square is inscribed in a right triangle ABC where C is the right angle and serves as one corner of the square. Find their radius in terms of the sides; a,b,c, of the triangle.