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In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse
A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.
Page 5 of Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Paul Bateman, Felice Bateman, Edward Begle, Alexandra Bellow, William Johnson, Georgia Benkart, Lipman Bers
Fibonacci gave a practical rule for approximating the area of an equilateral triangle.
Posters illustrating mathematics concepts in such places as China, Japan, India, and the Americas.
This is the title page of the Margarita philosophica (Pearl of Wisdom) of Gregor Reisch (1467 - 1525). The first edition was published in 1503. This work was used as a university textbook in the early sixteenth century.
The author became fascinated with the mysterious role of √-1 in electronics. Turning to history for insight, he brings the perspectives of both a practical man and a scholar in conveying the enchantment of mathematics for a non-mathematician.
Find two numbers, x and y, such that their sum is 10 and x/y + y/x = 25
In how many ways can a vowel and a consonant be chosen out of the word "logarithms?"
The story of the negative numbers