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# Who was Archimedes?

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###### May 11, 2012 8:24PM

Archimedes (287-212 BC) was supreme and greatest Greek
mathematician. He solved the problem of buoyancy. He established
the laws of the lever. He Devised a method of displacement volumes
(the Eureka formula).he Made creative war machines to fight off the
Romans. He Invented calculus (although this was
forgotten)

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