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A person has a circular yard that is 150 ft. in diameter, and wishes a walk of equal width made round it within the fence...
A teacher agreed to teach 9 months for $562.50 and his board. At the end of the term, on account of two months absence caused by sickness, he received only $409.50. What was his board worth per month?
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.
Collection of historical articles that appeared in Consortium, the newsletter of COMAP.
Given a pendulum as shown. The height of the pendulum is two units and its horizontal width is 2 units. What is the area of the pendulum?
What will the diameter of a sphere be, when its volume and surface area are expressed by the same number?
If two Post-boys, A and B at 59 miles distance from one another, set out in the morning in order to meet...
Request from the editors.
In a right triangle, the hypotenuse is 9.434 and the sum of the sides around the right angle is 13. Find the lengths of the sides around the right angle.
The paperback reprint of this large collection of articles by experts on all aspects of the history and philosophy of mathematics.