You are here

Convergence articles

Displaying 91 - 100 of 659

Two MAA PREP Workshops in the History of Mathematics will be offered in June at the MAA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
An introduction to the priority dispute between Euler and D'Alembert relating to several mathematical ideas that both worked on in the 1740s and 1750s.

A translation of and commentary on Frans van Schooten's work on constructions using only a straightedge. Van Schooten's postulates for use of the straightedge, however, allow the copying of one line segment onto another.

Considering non-unique representation of Maya calendar numbers may help your students understand their own number system better.
This is the title page of the Nova Scientia (1537) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1499-1557). In this work, Tartaglia discussed the mathematics of artillery and developed methods for determining the range of a cannon.
Two bicyclists travel in opposite directions around a quarter-mile track and meet every 22 seconds. When they travel in the same direction on this track, the faster passes the slower once every 3 minutes and 40 seconds. Find the rate of each rider
To find three quantities x.y, and z...
Find the two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27
Now there is a wall 5 feet thick and two rats tunnel from opposite sides.
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.

Pages

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED