Columella's Formula

Levy-Leblond, Jean-Marc
March 2003
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p51
Academic Journal
Analyzes some elements of strangeness in Columella's formula. Area of a segment of a circle; Graphical comparison; Dimensionless functions of numbers; Evaluation of the height of the complementary segment in terms of the given height of the large segment.


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