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In how many ways can a vowel and a consonant be chosen out of the word "logarithms?"

A summary of the history of the problem of finding the region of greatest area bounded by a given perimeter. This essay was a winner of the HOM SIGMAA student essay contest in 2006.

The copybooks of two young men reveal very different purposes in learning geometry.

The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

A description of a Research Experience for Undergraduates conducted in 2007 at Hood College.

A discussion of the meaning of mathematical unsolvability in the context of the history of Abel's proof of the unsolvability of the quintic equation in terms of radicals.

A copper water tank in the form of a rectangular parallelepiped is to made. If its length is to be a times its breadth, how high should it be that for a given capacity it should cost as little as possible?

I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.

The frustum of a circular cone has height 15.

One person possesses 7 asava horses, another 9 haya horses, and another 9 camels. Each gives two animals away, one to each of the others.