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Find the area of the elliptical segment cut off parallel to the shorter axis;
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 cylindrical tin tomato can is to be made which shall have a given capacity. Find what should be the ratio of the height to the radius of the base that the smallest possible amount of tin shall be required.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
After completing this assignment on Simon Stevin's treatment of decimal fractions in his 1585 De Thiende, the author's preservice mathematics teachers understood why our usual procedure for multiplying such fractions works.
A railway train strikes a snowdrift which creates a constant resistance. How long does it take the snow to stop the train?
Heron of Alexandria (ca 200) wrote on many aspects of applied mathematics.
Having been given the sum of two numbers,a, and the difference of their squares,b, find the numbers.
A circle is inscribed in an isosceles trapezoid. Find the relationship of the radius to the sides.
A set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.