A number of 3 digits in base 7 has the same three digits...

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A number of 3 digits in base 7 has the same three digits...

Given: a circle with an inscribed equilateral triangle. The triangle has an area of 12 square units. What is the area of the circle?

A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas

Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.

To find three quantities x.y, and z...

A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.

A boy gives 11 coins of equal denomination to a man, and the man finds that their total value in yen is 4 less than his age.

Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.

The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.

This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.