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Now there is a wall 5 feet thick and two rats tunnel from opposite sides.
Determine the radii of three equal circles decribed within and tangent to a given circle, and also tangent to each other
Images from a 16th century text about the astrolabe and its uses
A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
Information on the NCTM Fall, 2004 Eastern Regional meeting.
There are two numbers whose sum equals the difference of their squares.
Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close by one side of it.
Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.
A biography of Arthur Cayley, the outstanding mathematician of Victorian Britain.
In baking a hemispherical loaf of bread of 10" radius, the crust was everywhere of an equal thickness, and the solidity of the crust was equal to half the solid content of the whole loaf. What were the dimensions of the interior soft part?