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Author Hightower, Paul (Paul W.)

Title The greatest mathematician : Archimedes and his eureka! moment / Paul Hightower.

Publication Info. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2010]
©2010
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO ARCHIMED    AVAILABLE
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Description 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Series Great minds of ancient science and math.
Summary "A biography of ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes, who invented the compound pulley and other machines. His contributions to mathematics included devising the formulas for the surface and volume of a sphere"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Life in Syracuse -- Archimedes as mathematician -- Hiero's gold crown -- On the equilibrium of planes -- Other inventions -- The sack of Syracuse -- Archimedes through history -- Archimedes today.
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.9 2 133029
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.9 2 133029
Subject Archimedes -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians -- Greece -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780766034082
0766034089
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