You are here

Convergence articles

Displaying 81 - 90 of 659

Suppose General [George] Washington had 800 men and was supplied with provisions to last 2 months but he needed to feed his army for 7 months.
This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese. It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.
The cavity of our chimney is an upright parallelepiped, the diagonal of whose base is 60"; and the height of the lower side of the lintel above the plane of the floor is 40".
Show that the curves x2 - y2 = a2 and 2 xy = b2 cross at right angles.
Howard Eves' sixth edition is still worth considering for a textbook.

Mesopotamian accounting evolved from simple clay token counters to a number-recording system that included impressions of these tokens on clay tablets.

A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
Find two number with sum 20 and when squared their sum is 208.
This is the title page of the 1779 edition of the works of Isaac Newton known at that time. Note that this is a much shorter book than the recent eight volume collection of Newton's mathematical papers, edited by Derek Whiteside.
Videotape of aspects of the history of mathematics.

Pages

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED