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  • These Machines Archimedes
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    Archimedes S. Romano Archimedes was a native of Syracuse, Sicily. Some authors have said that he visited Egypt and invented a device there now known as Archimedes's crew. This screw is a pump, still used in many parts of the world. When Archimedes was a young man, he studied with the descendants of Euclid in Alexandria. He was familiar with the mathematics used there, and he knew personally the mathematicians working there and he sent his results to Alexandria with personal messages. He regarded...
  • Archimedes
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    Archimedes Archimedes lived during 287? - 212 B.C. The nationality of Archimedes is Greek in which he was born in Syracuse, Sicily. (World 605). Archimedes attended a school in Alexandria, Egypt. He was trained by such greats as Con on and Eratosthenes. (Math 22) The area of work that Archimedes was knows for is his work in Geometry and astronomy because his father was an astronomer. Archimedes is also known for Hydrostatics, static mechanics, pycnometry and he is called the "father of integral ...
  • Principle Archimedes
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    Archimedes Archimedes is by far one of the most important Greek mathematicians and inventors of all time. He came up with a theory of buoyancy, made an accurate estimate for pi, and made great advancements in the field of geometry and warfare. He also invented the Archimedes screw, (which is still used today) the compound pulley, and the catapult. Archimedes was born in Syracuse Sicily in 287 B.C. He studied at the University of Alexandria and was taught by the father of geometry, the great Eucl...
  • Use Of Archimedes Principle
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    Archimedes was one of the greatest mathematicians and inventors of his time. He was born in Syracuse, Sicily around the year 287 BC. Archimedes was educated in Alexandria, Egypt, but spent most of his life in Sicily. When in Sicily, he stayed in or near Syracuse and did nothing but experiment and research. Archimedes made many contributions to mathematics. One of the more important discoveries Archimedes made was he found a way to measure the areas and volumes of objects that are irregularly sha...
  • Archimedes Work
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    Archimedes Archimedes was born in 287 BC in Syracuse, a Greek seaport colony in Sicily. Archimedes' father was Phidias. He was an astronomer; this is all we know about his father and we learn this from Archimedes' work, The Sand reckoner. Archimedes was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. Archimedes' friend, Heracleides, wrote a biography about him, but this work was lost. Some authors report that he visited Egypt and there invented a tool known as the Archimedes's crew. This is a pump, still used to...
  • Discovery Of Archimedes Principle
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    Archimedes was a Greek mathematician and scientist. He was born in Syracuse, Sicily in the year 287 B.C. He was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. Due to the lack of information about Greek mathematics, many Greek mathematicians and their works are hardly known. Archimedes is the exception. Archimedes was very preoccupied with mathematics. For instance, he often forgot to eat and bathe because of his always wanted to solve problems. He found areas and volumes of spheres, cylinders and plain shapes. ...
  • Archimedes Principle
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    "The Wise One.".. "The Master.".. "The Great Geometer" Archimedes is considered one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time along with Newton and Gauss. In his own time, he was known as "the wise one,"the master" and "the great geometer" and his works and inventions brought him fame that lasts to this very day. He was one of the last great Greek mathematicians. Born in 287 B.C., in Syracuse, a Greek seaport colony in Sicily, Archimedes was the son of Phidias, an astronomer. Except for h...
  • Inventions Including The Archimedes
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    Archimedes is considered one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time along with Newton and Gauss. In his own time, he was known as "the wise one,' "the master' and "the great geometer' and his works and inventions brought him fame that lasts to this very day. He was one of the last great Greek mathematicians. Born in 287 B.C., in Syracuse, a Greek seaport colony in Sicily, Archimedes was the son of Phidias, an astronomer. Except for his studies at Euclid's school in Alexandria, he spent...

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