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.

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

A lady has two silver cups, and only one cover for both. The first cup weighs 16 oz, and when it is covered it weighs 3 times as much as the second cup; but when the second cup is covered, it weighs 4 times as much as the first.

There are two numbers whose sum equals the difference of their squares.

Make of 10 three parts such that one part multiplied by 3 makes as much as the other multiplied by 4 and as the other multiplied by 5.

A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.

A merchant bought 50,000 pounds of pepper in Portugal for 10,000 scudi and paid a tax of 500 scudi.

X, Y and Z hired a pasture for the season for $90.00. Each has a different number of mules and are on the pasture for a different number of days. How much is each to pay?

Find a number having remainder 29 when divided by 30 and remainder 3 when divided by 4.

A horse, halving its speed each day, travels 700 miles in 7 days. How far does it travel each day?

The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.