Mathematics Teacher (1927) Vol. 20, No. 5

  • Mathematics Teacher (1927) Vol. 20, No. 5

    'THE MATHEMATICS TEACHER VoLUME XX MAY, 1927 NuMBER 5 A RIODLE FROM AR.CHIMEDBS Bv GEORGE W. EVAKS Houston, Texas What we are here concerned with is the question how Archimeede got his two remarkably accurate approximations to y'3. There have been many guesses at the answer. They fall into two classes, the first based