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Archimedes' Method for Computing Areas and Volumes
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | History of Calculus
Archimedes' computation of circle area and his use of the Law of the Lever to compute volumes of cones, cylinders, spheres, and paraboloids in his Method, explored using interactive Java applets created with Geometers Sketchpad but requiring only a Java-enabled browser. Classroom-ready examples, along with student exercises and solutions.
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Creator(s): Gabriela R. Sanchis
Contributor(s): Editor, Loci: Convergence
This resource was cataloged by Janet BeeryPublisher:
MAA, MathDL Loci: Convergence
Resource copyright: MAA
This review was published on December 11, 2002
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