Having received the Mathematical Association of America's Lester R. Ford Award, the mountain climbing problem is a prominent problem in the field of mathematics. It revolves around finding the conditions that two different functions would form profiles of a two-dimensional mountain. To find out more, take this short quiz.
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Area of space
Number of planes
Size of angles
Number of coordinates
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Height
Surface
Area
Base
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Piecewise linear function
Minima function
Absolute linear function
Absolute function
Tesseract
Coffee cups
Spheres
Prisms
James V. Whittaker
Talithia Williams
Freeman Dyson
Scott W. Williams
Sampling the curve
Sampling the area
Sampling the surface
Interpolating the surface
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