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There is much to see in this museum related to the history of mathematics.
Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.
The number 50 is divided by a certain number. If the divisor is increased by 3, the quotient decreases by 3.75. What is the number?
A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...
A set of four congruent circles whose centers form a square is inscribed in a right triangle ABC where C is the right angle and serves as one corner of the square. Find their radius in terms of the sides; a,b,c, of the triangle.
The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.
Now there are six-headed four legged animals and four-headed two-legged birds. Find the total number of animals and birds.
In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?
The highest point of the Andes is about 4 miles above sea level.
A ladder has 100 steps. On the first step sits 1 pigeon; on the second, 2; on the third, 3; and so on up to the hundredth. How many pigeons in all?