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The king of France entered into a battle and was defeated. How many soldiers did he have before he was defeated?

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

A collection of images of historical texts and tools to share with your students

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?

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

A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.

A man agreed to pay for 13 valuable houses worth \$5000 each, what the last would amount to, reckoning 7 cents for the first, 4 times 7 cents for the second, and so on, increasing the price 4 times on each to the last.

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.

Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.