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Two Extensions of Results of Archimedes

Nicholas Pippenger
The American Mathematical Monthly
Vol. 118, No. 1 (January 2011), pp. 66-71
DOI: 10.4169/amer.math.monthly.118.01.066
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.4169/amer.math.monthly.118.01.066
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Abstract

Abstract We review the two results in the Method of Archimedes, show how they follow from Cavalieri’s principle, and show how two extensions of them can also be proved using Cavalieri’s principle.

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