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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?
Relationships between Architecture and Mathematics
The authors makes the case for Leonardo da Vinci as the first modern scientist, as he discussed Leonardo's mathematics and science.
The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.
An oblong garden is a half yard longer than it is wide and consists entirely of a gravel walk...
A powerful, unvanquished, excellent black snake, 80 angulas in length, enters into a hole at the rate of 7 1/2 angulas in 5/14 of a day, and in the course of a day its tail grows 11/4 of an angula.
A new history of mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia, concentrating on its social aspects.
A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.
What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?
Show that the curves x2 - y2 = a2 and 2 xy = b2 cross at right angles.