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Q & A: Archimedes

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
we was descusing about archimedes ln our discussion somebody told that he is a genus so isaid it is a LIE.I relly wanit to comfirm from physics van program and i need the true answer.THANKS
- chuks ossei (age 30)
unversity of benin nigeria, edo state
A:
Chuks -

Archimedes of Syracuse has been called the 'greatest mathematician of ancient times.' He is very commonly considered to be one of history's greatest geniuses. As for whether or not he really was, I guess it's mostly a matter of opinion. I suggest that you read up on some of the work that he has done and decide for yourself. Here are some very good links describing his life and work:











-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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