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

Now there are three sisters who leave home together.

Two officers each have a company of men, the one has 40 less than the other.

A woodcutter starts to fell a tree 4 feet in diameter, and cuts half way through. One face of the cut is horizontal, and the other face is inclined to the horizontal at an angle of 45 degrees. Find the volume of the wood cut out.

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

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.

Divide 100 loaves of bread among 10 men including a boatman, a foreman, and a doorkeeper, who each receives double portions. What is the share of each?

There is a log 18 feet long, the diameter of the extremities being 1 ft and 2.6 ft respectively...

A ladder is placed perpendicular to the plane of the horizon, and in coincidence with the plane of an upright wall.

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