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There is a round fish pond of certain dimensions, and into the pond is dropped a marble column. How high will the water rise?
The quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics will be in Mexico City, July 14-18, 2008.
A certain man says that he can weigh any amount from 1 to 40 pounds using only 4 weights. What size must they be?

A translation of one of the seminal papers in the field of elliptic integrals, but one that can be read by an undergraduate.

The highest point of the Andes is about 4 miles above sea level.

Suppose a man had put out one cent at compound interest in 1620, what would have been the amount in 1824, allowing it to double once in 12 years?
Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.

Suppose a person whose height is 5 feet 7 inches travels 10000 miles in the arc of a great circle. How much further will the person's head have gone compared to their feet, the circumference of the Earth being 21600 miles?

Given the fraction ax/ (a-x ), convert it into an infinite series.
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