Sieve of Eratosthenes

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  • The Sieve Of Eratosthenes Teachers

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    numbers they cannot be divided by grows” (Berry, 2015, para. 1). However, using the Sieve of Eratosthenes teachers can teach students a method to help them find prime numbers. I used this method to find all of the prime numbers less than 100. I had a chart from two to one-hundred and use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to find the prime numbers less than one-hundred. Beckmann (2014) describes using the Sieve of Eratosthenes as: Start by circling 2 and crossing off every 2nd number after 2. Then, circle 3

  • The Contribution Of Eratosthene And Greek Cyrene

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    As a genius Greek mathematician, geographer, and chronographer, Eratosthenes of Cyrene is notable for the production of revolutionary works that altered the Western World’s perception of the sciences. Through the writing of his trilogy, Geographika, the establishment of standard chronology, and the creation of the Sieve of Eratosthenes, along with a number of other inventions, Eratosthenes was highly regarded by many as being one of the most knowledgeable and well-rounded men in Greece (Wildin 315)

  • Research Paper On Eratosthenes

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    I selected Eratosthenes, the son of Agalaos for my famous mathematician because his name was really cool and i didn’t know anybody else to choose. He was born in 276 B.C and died in 194 B.C. His home town was Cyrene, Libya. Some findings Eratosthenes found was, calculating the circumference of the Earth, calculated the Earth’s tilt axis and also calculated the distance from Earth to the Sun. His education was very limited, he studied in the local gymnasium which was at his school. In school he

  • The Library : The Destruction Of The Ancient Library

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    Today, I will inform you all about the most devastating loss of knowledge: The Destruction of the Ancient Library of Alexandria. I will enlighten you all about the history, the destruction, and the advancements the world missed out on from the Ancient Library of Alexandria. What if I told you that in an instant, all the knowledge you know vanished. There is no evidence left. The advancements in the world would be at standstill. Relevance statement: Without the destruction of the Ancient Library of

  • Compilation of Mathematicians and Their Contributions

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    I. Greek Mathematicians Thales of Miletus Birthdate: 624 B.C. Died: 547-546 B. C. Nationality: Greek Title: Regarded as “Father of Science” Contributions: * He is credited with the first use of deductive reasoning applied to geometry. * Discovery that a circle is bisected by its diameter, that the base angles of an isosceles triangle are equal and that vertical angles are equal. * Accredited with foundation of the Ionian school of Mathematics that was a centre of learning and research