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It is required to determine whether 30 horses can be put into 7 stalls; so that in every stall there may be, either a single horse, or an odd number of horses.
A brief outline of policies for submission of articles to Loci.
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.
Show that the curves x2 - y2 = a2 and 2 xy = b2 cross at right angles.
Given a number, take 1/3 of the number away from itself and add 2. If this result is multiplied by itself, it equals the number plus 24. What is the number?
Howard Eves' sixth edition is still worth considering for a textbook.
A certain gentleman ordered that 90 measures of grain were to be transported from his house to another, 30 leucas distant.
There are two columns in the ruins of Persepolis left standing upright; one is 70 ft. above the plane, and the other 50 ft;

This textbook seamlessly combines the history of non-Euclidean geometry with the mathematical ideas.

A father wills his estate valued at \$40, 000 to his three children. Before the settlement one of the children dies. What should the other two receive?