Mathematical Explorations: Finding Pi with Archimedes's Exhaustion Method

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An analysis of Archimedes' contributions to the field of mathematics and the meaning behind C = pd are explored. Activity sheets are included.

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Edited by Barbara Zorin, drbzorin@gmail.com, MATHBonesPro, and Carrie Fink, cfink@methow.org, Liberty Bell Junior-Senior High School, Winthrop, Washington. Submit manuscripts through http://mtms.msubmit.net.

Contributor Notes

Alessandra King, alessandra.king@holton-arms.edu, teaches at the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland. She has taught mathematics and physics at the middle school and high school levels in Europe, Asia, and America, and is interested in the cultural and historical development of mathematical concepts and their applications.

(Corresponding author is King alessandra.king@holton-arms.edu)
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