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Four men already having denari found a purse of denari; each man has a different amount of denari before they found the purse. Find out how much denari each man has.
This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.
A round pond sits in a rectangular garden. Its center is inaccessible; however, you know the distances from each corner of the garden to the center of the pond: 60, 52, 28, and 40 yards. What is the radius of the pond?
A study of some elements of Greek geometry, as part of a course for liberal arts undergraduates on basic concepts of the calculus.
There are a number of wonderful mathematics websites that readers of Convergence should be aware of. We describe some of them here.
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.
Given the frustum of a circular cone with height h.
An argument that the teaching of elementary integration should better reflect its historical development
A lion, a wolf and a fox each take a certain amount of time to eat a goat separately. How long would it take all these animals together to eat the goat?
Title page of Jacob Bernoulli's Ars Conjectandi (The Art of Conjecturing), published posthumously in 1713 by his nephew Nicolaus I Bernoulli. The Ars Conjectandi is famous for Bernoulli's statement of a general rule for summing integral powers as well as for the first statement and proof of the Law of Large Numbers.