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Find two number with sum 20 and when squared their sum is 208.
If an equilateral triangle whose area is equal to 10,000 square feet be surrounded by a walk of uniform width, and equal to the area of the inscribed circle, what is the width of the walk?
A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.
Three congruent circles of radius 6 inches are mutually tangent to one another. Compute the area enclosed between them.
Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.
These are the winning entries from the annual History of Mathematics SIGMAA Student Paper Contest.
This work discusses the people who solved some of Hilbert's problems from 1900, as well as the mathematics involved in the solutions.
Suppose a lighthouse is built on the top of a rock; the distance between a place of observation and that part of the rock level with the eye is 620 yds.
A study of the rise of English algebra from the Medieval period to the end of the seventeenth century.
Mathematics is often referred to today as the "science of patterns." But has this always been true historically, or is this something that happened in recent times? The question is discussed here with reference to the work of Euclid and Jacob Steiner.