Archimedes showed that a circle of one foot in radius contained nearly 3 square feet and . ... Mathis, who lflourished in the beginning of the seveuteeth century found that if a square foot be divided into 113 ... Many ways have been discovered of finding the area of a circle, which take something more for granted than the use of the ruler and ... whatever number of times one cir cumference contains its radius, the other circumference contains its radius as many times, or whatever fractionanbsp;...

Title | : | Knight's Penny Magazine |

Author | : | Charles Knight |

Publisher | : | - 1832 |

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