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Prove geometrically that the hypocycloid is a straight line when the radius of the rolling circle is one-half the radius of the fixed circle.
A guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind and the host rides off to catch up with the guest once he discovers the clothes. Assuming the host rides without stop tell how far he can go in a day?
Given the frustum of a circular cone with height h.
Suppose that the propability of success in an experiment is 1/10. How many trials of the experiment are necessary to insure even odds on it happening at least once?
This textbook seamlessly combines the history of non-Euclidean geometry with the mathematical ideas.
The ICM meets every four years. This year, the meeting takes place August 22-30 and is being held in Madrid. Section 20 of the Congress deals with the history of mathematics.
A biography of the 18th century author of an early calculus text, with some translations from the text.
On a certain ground stands two poles 12 feet apart, the lesser pole is 35 ft. in height and the greater 40 ft. It is sought, if the greater pole will lean on the lesser, then in what part will it touch?
A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.
There is a mound of earth in the shape of a frustum of a cone.