History, Politics & Society

Mathematicians

# How did Archimedes become famous?

567

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 02/07/2012

Archimedes became famous because he knew a lot of math.

## Related Questions

###### Asked in Scientists

### Who was the most famous scientist of the Hellenistic era?

The famous scientist of the Hellenistic era was Archimedes.

Read More

###### Asked in Mathematicians

### What discovery makes Archimedes famous?

This happened in the past so we say what discovery made
Archimedes famous?
Archimedes discovered that an object when immersed in waterit
displaces an amount of water equal to its own volume.
Archimedes also invented the Archimedes screw - a device for
moving water.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Astronomy, Math and Arithmetic, Education, Mathematicians

### What school did Archimedes get educated?

Archimedes was educated in Egypt by followers of the famous
mathematician, Euclid.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Mathematicians

### What branch of mathematics is Archimedes famous for?

he was famous for geometery,ratio and shapes

Read More

###### Asked in Famous Quotations, Greek Language and Culture

### What was Archimedes most famous quote?

"Eureka!" (I have found it!) - his shout after
discovering of so called Archimedes' Principle.
...

Read More

###### Asked in History of Science, Mathematicians

### What does Archimedes famous for saying mean?

I have found it I have found it

Read More

###### Asked in History of Europe, Math History, Mathematicians

### Why is Archimedes famous?

because it wrote serious play

Read More

###### Asked in History of Europe, History of Science, Mathematicians

### Where was Archimedes hometown?

The hometown of Archimedes was Syracuse Sicily. This was back
when Sicily was a Greek colony. Archimedes was born in 287 BC and
is one of the most famous mathematicians in history.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Math History, Mathematicians

### What famous mathematician discovered pi?

archimedes a famous greek inventor invented pi

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient Greece

### Who were the famous ancient Greeks?

Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, Archimedes

Read More

###### Asked in Scientists

### Who was the famous scientist who discovered water displacement?

Archimedes of Syracuse.

Read More

###### Asked in Science, Inventions, History of Europe, Mathematicians

### What did Archimedes look like?

he had a beard and he was very very famous

Read More

###### Asked in Greece, Mathematicians

### Name a famous Greek scientist and a mathematician.?

a famous scientist would be Aristotle and a famous mathematician
would be Archimedes
...

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient History, History, Mathematicians

### What were Archimedes inventions?

the screw pumper (known as Archimedes screw), the Archimedes
principle of buoyancy (the buoyant force on a submerged object is
equal to the weight of the fluid that is displaced by the object),
the Archimedes heat ray, hydrostaticsm, and alot more since he was
a very famous inventor
...

Read More

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry

### Who created the formula of a circumference of a circle?

Archimedes, a famous Greek mathematician.

Read More

###### Asked in Pythagoras

### Did Pythagoras shout eureka?

He may have, but the famous exclamation was attributed to
Archimedes.

Read More

###### Asked in History, Politics & Society, Mathematicians

### Who were some of the the first mathematicians?

One of the more famous early mathematicians was Archimedes, who
was born in 287BC Greece. Archimedes contributed a lot to the
development of calculus, and was well known for making machinery,
such as the Archimedes screw, an early pump
...

Read More

###### Asked in Inventions, Ancient History

### Who was a famous Greek inventor?

Archimedes, Thales, Hero of Alexandria etc etc

Read More

###### Asked in Scientists, Density

### Who is famous for saying Eureka?

The "eureka" story is attributed to Archimedes on his discovery
of density.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Mathematicians

### What moved Sophie germain to become mathematician?

the legend of Archimedes' death

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient Greece, Mathematicians

### Why was Archimedes important to pi?

Archimedes (approximately 285---212 B.C.) was the most famous
ancient Greek mathematician and inventor. Among his mathematical
accomplishments is the computation of pi.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Physics

### How did Archimedes get the idea for his world famous law?

in his bathtub Archimedes filled the bathtub up with water and
put a gold bar and saw that that made the water go up:)
...

Read More

###### Asked in Mathematicians

### Whos famous math school did Archimedes attend?

Eleucid's school called Alexandria

Read More

###### Asked in Famous Quotations, Mathematicians

### What was Archimedes famous quote?

Eureka! I have found it!
give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.
...

Read More