# Convergence articles

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A number of 3 digits in base 7 has the same three digits...

This is a description of the crosswalk from Convergence to Loci Convergence.

A father left \$20,000 to be divided among his four sons aged 6, 8, 10, and 12 years respectively, so that each share placed at 4 1/2 percent compounded interest should amount to the same value when its possessor becomes the age 21.

An official asks a woman why she has so many bowls to wash. The woman explains that she had dinner guests who ate meat, rice, and soup. Judging by the number of bowls, how many guests were there?

I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...

In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse

How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics

A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.

Title page of Jacob Bernoulli's Ars Conjectandi (The Art of Conjecturing), published posthumously in 1713 by his nephew Nicolaus I Bernoulli. The Ars Conjectandi is famous for Bernoulli's statement of a general rule for summing integral powers as well as for the first statement and proof of the Law of Large Numbers.

A brief history of mathematics aimed at college students with little technical knowledge of mathematics.