You are here

Convergence articles

Displaying 121 - 130 of 649

The expression 0^0 is usually called an indeterminate form. This article details the history of the meaning of this expression and concludes that, in some cases, we should evaluate it as 1.
A set of n disjoint, congruent circles packs the surface of a sphere S so that each region of the surface exterior to the circles is bounded by arcs of three of the circles.
In one day, a person can make 30 arrows or fletch [put the feathers on] 20 arrows.
When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.
I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of $660 due on July 1; one of $940 due Sept. 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of $1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?
A sketch of the history of topology, beginning with the polyhedron formula, but continuing up to the present.
Given four numbers whose sum is 9900; the second exceeds the first by 1/7 of the first...
The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.
Now a good horse and an inferior horse set out from Chang'an to Qi. Qi is 3000 li from Chang'an.
The first detailed biography of James Joseph Sylvester.