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There are four companies, in one of which there are 6 men, in another 8, and in each of the remaining two, 9 men. How many ways can a committee of 4 men be composed by choosing one man from each company?

Here are all articles, classroom activities, and reviews arranged into annual volumes starting with 2004.

A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
There is a fish whose body weighs 8oz. Tell me how much the whole fish weighs?
In a circle whose circumference is 60 units, a chord is drawn forming a segment whose sagitta is 2 units. What is the length of the chord?
Given a triangular piece of land having two sides 10 yards in length and its base 12 yards, what is the largest square that can be constructed within this piece of land so that one of its sides lies along the base of the triangle?
A two door gate of unknown width is opened so that a 2 inch gap exists between the two doors.
There is a right triangle where: the sum of the upright multiplied by itself twice and the hypotenuse multiplied by itself is 700 units; and, the sum of the base multiplied by itself twice and the hypotenuse multiplied by itself is 900 units.
The movie Agora, about the mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 400 AD), is spectacular and intriguing but Hypatia should be portrayed as the hero she was.
A gallery of episodes from the history of calculus.