Asked in History, Politics & Society
When did Eratosthenes live and die?
Eratosthenes was born in Cyrene, Shahhat, Libya in 276 BC and died in Alexandria, Egypt in 194 BC. He was an astronomer, mathematician, and geographer, who eventually became the chief librarian at the Library of Alexandria. ...
What year did Eratosthenes die?
Eratosthenes is famous for making the first good measurement of the size of the Earth. He lived from 276 to 194 B.C. and died in Alexandria at age 82. He was rumored to have starved himself to death after going blind. ...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Geometry, Ancient Greece
What describes how Eratosthenes discovered the approximate circumference of the earth?
Which of the following describes how Eratosthenes discovered the approximate circumference of the earth ...
Asked in Prime Numbers
What are you filtering with sieve of eratosthenes?
The Sieve of Eratosthenes filters numbers, letting the composites fall through while the primes remain. ...
Asked in Educational Methods and Theories
How long did Eratosthenes live?
Eratosthenes was a Greek astronomer and mathematician, he is considered the inventor of geography. In fact, he is credited as the first one that calculated the earth's circumference. He was born in the year 276 BC and died in the year 195 or 194 BC, thus, he lived 80 or 81 years. ...
Asked in Prime Numbers, Composite Numbers
What is the name of Eratosthenes' method of finding composite numbers?
Eratosthenes' method of finding prime and composite number is called 'The Sieve of Eratosthene'. ...