Fictitious Problems in Mathematics

@article{FictitiousPI,
  title={Fictitious Problems in Mathematics},
  author={},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={72},
  pages={56-56}
}
  • Mathematics
  • Nature
IN NATURE of April 27 (vol. lxxi. p. 603) your reviewer finds fault with Cambridge examiners for endowing bodies with the most inconsistent properties in the matter of perfect roughness and perfect smoothness—“A perfectly rough body placed on a perfectly smooth surface.” Your reviewer adds, the average college don forgets that roughness or smoothness are matters which concern two surfaces, not one body.