The Works of Archimedes

The Works of Archimedes

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Complete works of ancient geometer feature such topics as the famous problems of the ratio of the areas of a cylinder and an inscribed sphere; the properties of conoids, spheroids, and spirals; more.
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Complete works of ancient geometer feature such topics as the famous problems of the ratio of the areas of a cylinder and an inscribed sphere; the properties of conoids, spheroids, and spirals; more.

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This classic text contains all the known works of Archimedes. Heath's introduction offers background information on the ancient mathematician's life and thought as well as the views of his contemporaries. Coverage includes such topics as the ratio of the areas of a cylinder and an inscribed sphere, the measurement of a circle, and the quadrature of the parabola. The volume, which is not indexed, is a reprint of the 1897 Cambridge University Press edition plus a 1912 supplement titled . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486420844
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
04/16/2002
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics Series
Pages:
326
Sales rank:
896,740
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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