# Sieve of Eratosthenes

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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

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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)

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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

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ERATOSTHENES Eratosthenes was a great Ancient Greek mathematician known for creating the Sieve of Eratosthenes. He is also known for measuring the circumference of the earth accurately. He was born in Cyrene, Greece, which is now known as Libya, North Africa, in 276 B.C. He was born to Agalus and his wife. After his birth he was at the front seat of learning, he was educated at The Plato’s Academy in which he learned under the philosophies of Plato. During his career, Eratosthenes became a well

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Md Milad Hussain Stephen Tuttle PHYSICS 1404 - Solar Astronomy 5th February 2017 Eratosthenes of Cyrene Eratosthenes of Cyrene was a man who became a Greek astronomer. He was born about 275 BCE in Libya in the North Africa. He was not only astronomer but also a geometries, philosopher, geographer and poet. He was known as the first man who made scientific calculation boundary of the earth. He created map of the antique world by his mathematician

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Eratosthenes was an Ancient Greek scientist born in the town of Cyrene in about 276 BC. Cyrene is now the town of Shahhat in Libya. He was educated in philosophy and mathematics in Athens. We do not really know what he looked like.Eratosthenes produced a reliable, logical method to discover prime numbers: The Sieve of Eratosthenes. In an updated form, this is still important in modern number theory. Assuming Earth is a sphere, in about 240 BC Eratosthenes calculated its size with good accuracy.

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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

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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

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