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This modern branch of mathematics, unknown to the ancients, when dealing with problems of motion admits the conception of the infinitely small, and so conforms to the chief condition of motion
Because it will be trying to solve the problem called `the problem of the three bodies,' for which the integral calculus is not yet far enough advanced.
Here she faced the financial and economic problem of keeping house in a society where the cost of living rose faster than the wages of industry.
Consider the change that has come in twenty years in the discussion of the Negro problem.
You are right, my dear doctor; but this problem is not yet solved; this means has not yet been discovered.
Some future Carty may solve the abandoned problem of the single wire, and cut the copper bill in two by restoring the grounded circuit.
There are various problems as to how we can be conscious now of what no longer exists.
For the problem is this: we know by what way the assassin gained admission,--he entered by the door and hid himself under the bed, awaiting Mademoiselle Stangerson.
When she was too lonely, she would go to them and shed her own troubles and problems by absorption in those of others.
In sheer helpless inability to think the problem out satisfactorily, he called up a servant and told him to tell Oolanga that he wanted to see him at once in the turret- room.
The problem before us," continued the president, "is how to communicate to a projectile a velocity of 12,000 yards per second.
The Latin Quarter--at once I am in the student cabarets, bright faces and keen spirits around me, sipping cool, well- dripped absinthe while our voices mount and soar in Latin fashion as we settle God and art and democracy and the rest of the simple problems of existence.
I do not, of course, mean that there are not battles, conspiracies, tumults, factions, and all those other phenomena which are supposed to make History interesting; nor would I deny that the strange mixture of the problems of life and the problems of Mathematics, continually inducing conjecture and giving the opportunity of immediate verification, imparts to our existence a zest which you in Spaceland can hardly comprehend.
You thirst for life and try to settle the problems of life by a logical tangle.
Or did he go forward, into one of the nearer ages, in which men are still men, but with the riddles of our own time answered and its wearisome problems solved?