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Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?
A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
Posters illustrating mathematics concepts in such places as China, Japan, India, and the Americas.
This article contains examples of the use of the rule of false position in the solution of geometric problems as found in the work of Simon Stevin. We discuss the benefits for future teachers and their students.

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

The author became fascinated with the mysterious role of √-1 in electronics. Turning to history for insight, he brings the perspectives of both a practical man and a scholar in conveying the enchantment of mathematics for a non-mathematician.
A gentleman has a garden of rectangular form and wants to construct a walk of equal width half way round to take up half the garden. What must be the width of this walk?

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