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As for a square piece of land that amounts to 100 square cubits, if it is said to you, "Cause it to make a piece of land that amounts to 100 square cubits that is round," what is the required diameter?

The frustum of a circular cone has height 15.

A certain merchant increases the value of his estate by 1/3...

A set of n disjoint, congruent circles packs the surface of a sphere S so that each region of the surface exterior to the circles is bounded by arcs of three of the circles.

The author shows how teachers can use Leonhard Euler's original works in the classroom to explore Euler's famous polyhedral formula,
V + F = E + 2.

How much does Landowner A give to each worker knowing Landowner B gives a certain amount more and has few workers.

The eleventh International Congress on Mathematical Education will meet in Monterrey, Mexico from July 6 to July 13, 2008.

Two men rent a pasture for 100 lire on the understanding that two cows are to be counted as being equivalent to three sheep. The first puts in 60 cows and 85 sheep; the second 80 cows and 100 sheep. How much should each pay?

There is a mound of earth in the shape of a frustum of a cone.

Given four numbers whose sum is 9900; the second exceeds the first by 1/7 of the first...