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Archimedes : what did he do beside cry eureka?.

Author: Sherman Stein
Publisher: The mathematical Association of america, 1999.
Series: Classroom resource materials.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Archimedes.; Archimedes.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Stein
ISBN: 0883857189 9780883857182
OCLC Number: 808405881
Description: 150 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The life of Archimedes? --
The law of the lever --
Center of gravity --
Big literary find in Constantinople --
The mechanical method --
Two sums --
The parabola --
Floating bodies --
The spiral --
The sphere --
Archimedes traps [pi] --
Appendix A, Affine mappings and the parabola, Appendix B, The floating paraboloid: special case --
Appendix C, Notation --
Appendix D, References.
Series Title: Classroom resource materials.


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