Archimedes Squaring Of A Parabola

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Speech Martin Wiesauer, Bernhard Engl Archimedes Squaring Of A Parabola To determine the area enclosed in a parabola section The squaring of a parabola is one of Archimedes most remarkable achievements. It was accomplished about 240 b.C. and is based upon the properties of Archimedes triangle. An Archimedes triangle is a triangle whose sides consist of two tangents to a parabola and the chord connecting the points of tangency. The last mentioned side is taken as the base line or the bas of the triangle. In order to construct such a triangle we draw the parallels to the parabola axis through the two points H and K of the directrix and erect the perpendicular bisectors upon the lines connecting H and K with the focus F. If we designate the point of intersection of the two perpendicular ...

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