Monday, May 16, 2011

Mathematic Word Problem


Something I had never imagined - of St. Vincent used as a textbook example - came across my screen when doing local history research the other day.
What is the difference between the average July temperature +65 and the average January temperature -8 at St. Vincent, Minn.?

From: Practical algebra, first year course (1910)
I got a kick out of seeing my hometown village used in this way...