Asked in
History of Europe

Who was Archimedes?


User Avatar
Wiki User
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)