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Collections Tagged ‘Archimedes’

By Phil Todd
Trammels
Archimedes Trammel is a device for drawing ellipses.

Tags: trammel, ellipse, archimedes

By Phil Todd
Generalizations of a Theorem from Archimedes Liber Assumptorum
The first diagram is from Archimedes' Liber Assumptorum (book of Lemmas). The later diagrams are generalizations to conics.

Tags: Archimedes, circle, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola


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