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A number is required; that the square shall be equal to twice the cube.
A man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.
A five-volume set of biographies of mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century, aimed at secondary students.
A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.
In a forest, a number of apes equal in number to the square of 1/8 of the total number of apes are noisy. The remaining 12 apes are on a nearby hill irritated. What is the total number of apes in the pack?
Instructions that apply to Convergence but not necessarily to other areas of Loci
Given a wooden log of diameter 2 feet 5 inches from which a 7 inch thick board is to be cut, what is the maximum possible width of the board?
This meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics takes place in Vancouver, BC, in association with the 2008 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
The MAA's annual summer Mathfest will take place in Knoxville, TN from August 10-12, 2006.
In a certain lake, swarming with red geese, the tip of a lotus bud was seen to extend a span [9 inches] above the surface of the water.