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There is a lion in a well whose depth is 50 palms. He climbs and slips back a certain amount each day. In how many days will he get out of the well?

A castle has n rooms each of which has 7 samurai in it.

One says that 10 garments were purchased by two men at a price of 72 dirhams. The garments varied in value. The price of each garment of one man is 3 dirhams more than the price for each garment of the other. How many garments did each man buy?

A study of Victorian idealism and its relation to religion, as exemplified in the work of three 19th century British mathematicians.

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.

What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?

Here are all articles, classroom activities, and reviews arranged into annual volumes starting with 2004.

There is a tree with 100 branches. How many nests, eggs and birds are there?

A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.

If 12 oxen eat up 3 1/3 acres of meadow in 4 weeks and 21 oxen eat up 10 acres of exactly similar meadow in 9 weeks, how many oxen shall eat up 36 acres in 18 weeks? (Hint: The grass continues to grow.)

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