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The dimensions of a rectangular box in inches are expressed by three consecutive numbers. The surface of the box is 292 square inches. Find the dimensions.
In how many ways can a vowel and a consonant be chosen out of the word "logarithms?"
Essays on various aspects of mathematical thought by prominent mathematicians of the past century.
Page 8, Images from the Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Armand Borel, Karol Borsuk, Raoul Bott, William Browder, H. Arlen Brown, and R. Creighton Buck
Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
Page from the table of contents of Robert Recorde's The Grounde of Artes (1543) in which is outlined the first dialogue. This dialogue deals with some of the elements of arithmetic, including the basic operations and the use of the rule of three (or the Golden rule).
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
Prove geometrically that the hypocycloid is a straight line when the radius of the rolling circle is one-half the radius of the fixed circle.
The annual meeting of the HPM Americas Section will take place Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm. in the Landmark 5
room of the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.
Given the frustum of a circular cone with height h.