This highly regarded study focuses on attempts by Hippocrates, Archimedes, other ancient Greeks to solve three classical problems: cube duplication, angle trisection, and circle-quadrature. Topics include origins of the study of conics, introduction of special mechanical curves, use of sliding rulers and calculating procedures, and much more. 255 black-and-white illustrations. qEssential readingq a Mathematical Reviews. 1986 edition.Closest to it is form a, , having the sharp indentation, but lacking the pointed base. As we have ... The Successors of Archimedes in the Third Century 263 tv) Dionysodorus Perseus and Zenodorus 1vi) In the Shadow of Archimedes 274 Th Ap e O n.

Title | : | The Ancient Tradition of Geometric Problems |

Author | : | Wilbur Richard Knorr |

Publisher | : | Courier Corporation - 1986 |

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