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Basic Ideas in Greek Mathematics

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Author:Michael Fowler; University of Virginia
Description: Lecture notes from a course entitled "Galileo and Einstein." Nailing down the square root of 2. Zeno's paradoxes: Achilles and the tortoise. Proving an arrow can never move - analyzing motion, the beginning of calculus. How Archimedes calculated Pi to impressive accuracy, squared the circle, and did an integral to find the area of a sphere.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Course Notes
Math Topics: Imaginary/Complex Numbers, Pi, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography

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