In the limit you get the sum of an infinite geometric series. What
about an infinite product (1+x)(1+x^2)(1+x^4)... ?
Make a conjecture about the sum of the squares of the odd positive integers. Can you prove it?
Bricks are 20cm long and 10cm high. How high could an arch be built
without mortar on a flat horizontal surface, to overhang by 1
metre? How big an overhang is it possible to make like this?