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The greatest mathematician : Archimedes and his eureka! moment, Paul Hightower

Label
The greatest mathematician : Archimedes and his eureka! moment
Title
The greatest mathematician
Title remainder
Archimedes and his eureka! moment
Statement of responsibility
Paul Hightower
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes, who invented the compound pulley and other machines. His contributions to mathematics included devising the formulas for the surface and volume of a sphere
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hightower, Paul
Dewey number
  • 510.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.A7
LC item number
H54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Great minds of ancient science and math
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archimedes
  • Mathematicians
  • Archimedes
  • Mathematicians
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The greatest mathematician : Archimedes and his eureka! moment, Paul Hightower
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life in Syracuse -- Archimedes as mathematician -- Hiero's gold crown -- On the equilibrium of planes -- Other inventions -- The sack of Syracuse -- Archimedes through history -- Archimedes today -- Activities -- Chronology -- Works of Archimedes
Control code
1304798
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780766034082
Isbn Type
(reinf. lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2008051818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), col. map, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1304798
  • (OCoLC)276712942
Label
The greatest mathematician : Archimedes and his eureka! moment, Paul Hightower
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life in Syracuse -- Archimedes as mathematician -- Hiero's gold crown -- On the equilibrium of planes -- Other inventions -- The sack of Syracuse -- Archimedes through history -- Archimedes today -- Activities -- Chronology -- Works of Archimedes
Control code
1304798
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780766034082
Isbn Type
(reinf. lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2008051818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), col. map, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1304798
  • (OCoLC)276712942

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