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A biography stressing Agnesi's deep commitment to help those in need.
An introduction to the work of Venn as well as the work of the author in extending some of Venn's results.
There is a mound of earth in the shape of a frustum of a cone.
An erect pole of 10 cubits has its base moved 6 cubits. Determine the new height and the distance the top of the pole is lowered.
This is the title page of the Siderius Nuncius (Starry Messenger) of Galileo (1564-1642), published in 1610. This book was a report on Galileo's first investigations with a telescope. Also includes Galileo's initial sketches of the surface of the moon.
Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close by one side of it.
In baking a hemispherical loaf of bread of 10" radius, the crust was everywhere of an equal thickness, and the solidity of the crust was equal to half the solid content of the whole loaf. What were the dimensions of the interior soft part?
Given a semicircle, Prove that if O is the circle's center, DO=OE.
There is a number which when divided by 2, or 3, or 4, or 5, or 6 always has a remainder of 1 and is truly divisible by 7. It is sought what is the number?

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