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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.
Collection of historical articles that appeared in Consortium, the newsletter of COMAP.
We sadly announce the untimely death of one of Convergence's editorial board members.
If two Post-boys, A and B at 59 miles distance from one another, set out in the morning in order to meet...
A man died leaving 3 sons, to whom he bequeathed his estate in the following manner: to the eldest he gave 184 dollars; to the second 155 dollars and to the third 96 dollars;
These are the winning entries from the annual History of Mathematics SIGMAA Student Paper Contest.
There is much to see in this museum related to the history of mathematics.
A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...
An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.