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Archimedes(287212 B.C.)
In Archimedes time he performed many proofs. He was referred to the “father of integral calculus” and “father of mathematical physics”. He was also considered by many the greatest mathematician of his time.
Time frame in history
Born in 287 B.C. in Syracuse, Sicily
Died in 212 B.C. in Syracuse, Sicily
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Archimedes grave stone
Individual primary interests
Inventions
Compound pulley system
Planetarium
Water screw
Discoveries
Principle of buoyancy
Area of a circle
A= π r²
Interesting facts
A son of an astronomer
Aristocrat
Phidias was his father who was an astronomer
Notable quotes
When he discovered displacement, he shouted "Eureka"
“Give me a place to stand and I will move the Earth”
W
orks cited
"Archimedes."
Science Division  Bellevue College
. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.<
http://scidiv.bellevuecollege.edu/math/archimedes.html
>.
"Archimedes Home Page."
Computer Science
. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.<
https://www.cs.drexel.edu/~crorres/Archimedes/contents.html
>.
"Archimedes of Syracuse (ca. 287ca. 212 BC)  from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography."
ScienceWorld
. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.<
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Archimedes.html
>.
"Archimedes Tombstone."
Science Division  Bellevue College
. Web. 12 Nov. 2011. <
http://scidiv.bellevuecollege.edu/math/ArchimedesTombstone.html
>.
"Picture of Archimedes."
1,000,000 Unique Art Prints
. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <
http://www.artprintsondemand.com/a/nogarigiuseppe/archimedesc287212bc.html
>.
"Picture of Water Screw."
2008/9 Wikipedia Selection for Schools
. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <
http://schoolswikipedia.org/wp/a/Archimedes.htm
>.
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In Archimedes time he performed many proofs. He was referred to the “father of integral calculus” and “father of mathematical physics”. He was also considered by many the greatest mathematician of his time.
Time frame in history
Archimedes grave stone
Individual primary interests
Interesting facts
Notable quotes
Works cited
"Archimedes." Science Division  Bellevue College. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.<http://scidiv.bellevuecollege.edu/math/archimedes.html>.
"Archimedes Home Page." Computer Science. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.<https://www.cs.drexel.edu/~crorres/Archimedes/contents.html>.
"Archimedes of Syracuse (ca. 287ca. 212 BC)  from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography." ScienceWorld. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.<http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Archimedes.html>.
"Archimedes Tombstone." Science Division  Bellevue College. Web. 12 Nov. 2011. <http://scidiv.bellevuecollege.edu/math/ArchimedesTombstone.html>.
"Picture of Archimedes." 1,000,000 Unique Art Prints. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <http://www.artprintsondemand.com/a/nogarigiuseppe/archimedesc287212bc.html>.
"Picture of Water Screw." 2008/9 Wikipedia Selection for Schools. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <http://schoolswikipedia.org/wp/a/Archimedes.htm>.