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The Sagacity of Circles: A History of the Isoperimetric Problem
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | History of Calculus
A summary of the history of the problem of finding the region of greatest area bounded by a given perimeter, from Zenodorus and Pappus to Jakob Steiner (one page each). This essay was a winner of the HOM SIGMAA Student Paper Contest in 2006.
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Creator(s): Jennifer Wiegert
Contributor(s): Editor, Loci: Convergence Editor, Loci: Convergence
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MAA, MathDL Loci: Convergence
Resource copyright: MAA
This review was published on December 11, 2002
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