Basic Ideas in Greek Mathematics
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Michael Fowler; University of Virginia  
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 (912), College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Course Notes 
Math Topics:  Imaginary/Complex Numbers, Pi, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography 
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