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