# Convergence articles

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One person possesses 7 asava horses, another 9 haya horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.

Images from a 16th-century text about the astrolabe and its uses

I was employed to survey a field, which I was told was an exact geometrical square, but by reason of a river running through it, I can only obtain partial measurements.

A discussion of why we use "e" to represent the base of the natural logarithm system.

Now there are 100 deer [being distributed] in a city. If one household has one deer there is a remainder...Find the number of households in the city.

There are two numbers whose sum equals the difference of their squares.

Thirty flasks—10 full, 10 half-empty, and 10 completely empty—are to be divided among 3 sons so that flasks and contents should be shared equally. How may this be done?

A historically minded textbook designed to teach real analysis by considering some of the problems faced by 19th century mathematicians.

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