Archimedes and the Door of Science Quiz

Jeanne Bendick
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

With Archimedes' polygons, how much less was the circumference than the diameter? (from Chapter 8, The Measurement of a Circle)

2.

What historian wrote an account of the battle between Rome and Syracuse? (from Chapter 12, The War Machines of Archimedes)

3.

Who believed that the earth was a flat rectangle with their country in the middle? (from Chapter 6, Archimedes and Astronomy)

4.

How often did three months have to be added to the Greek year? (from Chapter 6, Archimedes and Astronomy)

5.

What calculation today does not use the unusual mathematical properties of a spiral? (from Chapter 14, No End to Archimedes)

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