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Leonardo da Vinci and Albrecht Durer both offered approximate constructions of regular pentagons for the use of artists. This article explains these constructions.

A comparison of the Greek and Chinese approach to the idea of similarity.

When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.
Archimedes' use of the law of the lever to compute areas and volumes in The Method is discussed. Classroom ready examples are presented.
This is a regular monthly colloquium meeting at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY
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I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of $660 due on July 1; one of $940 due Sept. 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of $1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?
The author compares Greek ladder, continued fraction, and Newton's Method approximations, noting that the Greek ladder easily gives both of Archimedes' famous bounds.
This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.
The Euler Society was founded as the tercentennial of the birth of the prolific Swiss-born genius Leonhard Euler approaches. The 2006 meeting is the fifth annual meeting of the Society.
A vessel is anchored in 3 fathoms of water and the cable passes over a sheave in the bowspirt which is 6 ft above the water.

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