Archimedes: The Method

Alan Logan

Friday 30th April, 2010 16:00-17:00 Mathematics Building, room 515


Although Archimedes lived almost 2000 years before Liebnitz, Newton and the Calculus, he developed a method of integration which allowed him to find areas, volumes and surface areas of many different bodies. This method is outlined, then is used to find the volume of a sphere.

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