TITLE

SHAPING up: Round and Round

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Think of a Number;2005, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Think of a Number. A Fascinating Look at the World of Numbers" is presented. It offers information on circle and its characteristics. It mentions that in ancient Greece, the Greeks found out that a pair of compasses and a straight edge can create other shapes out of a circle such as hexagons and squares. It notes that Archimedes studied wooden models of a sphere and came up with the formula for its volume and surface area.
ACCESSION #
43901449

 

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