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Find the two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27
A collection of the Kenneth May lectures in the history of mathematics given at meetings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.
I found a stone but did not weigh it; after I added to it 1/7 of its weight and then 1/11 of this new weight, I weighed the total at 1 mina. What was the weight of the stone?
The MAA's annual summer Mathfest will take place in Knoxville, TN from August 10-12, 2006.
An image of the calendar, together with instructions for its use
A book connecting mathematics to mysticism, but not recommended.
There is a regular pentagon. The length of its side is a. Find the area of the pentagon. Generalize your result for a nonagon.
This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.
When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.
This meeting, held in conjunction with the NCTM Annual Meeting, will be dedicated to the memory of Karen Dee Michalowicz.