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an
infinite
geometric series
with
a common ratio of 1/4
(
pictured
) was used by
Archimedes
in 250-200 BC to find the
area
enclosed by a
parabola
?
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treatise
attributed to
Archimedes
on a 14-piece
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(pictured)
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an
infinite
geometric series
with
a common ratio of 1/4
(
pictured
) was used by
Archimedes
in 250-200 BC to find the
area
enclosed by a
parabola
?
in
On the Sphere and Cylinder
,
Archimedes
expressed the volume contained in a
sphere
in terms of that of a
cylinder
?
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Otto Königsberger
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section of the
Reich Research Council
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Nazi Germany
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