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An interesting problem from Banneker's notebook as well as other problems to use with students.
A carpenter has undertaken to build a house in 20 days. He takes on another man and says; "If we build the house together, we can accomplish the work in 8 days!" How long would it take this other man to build the house working alone?
Instructions that apply to Convergence but not necessarily to other areas of Loci
What will the diameter of a sphere be, when its volume and surface area are expressed by the same number?
Request from the editors.
This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
In this fascinating and accessible book, the author devotes one lively, informative page of description and one striking, full-page illustration to each of 250 milestones in mathematics.