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[The Area of a Parabola from Archimedes to Riemann]

Mathematics Program Presents

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Area of a Parabola from Archimedes to Riemann

Hegeman 308
4:45 pm

Japheth Wood, Mathematics Program


Come learn several historical methods to compute the area under a parabola, including approaches from Archimedes, Pascal, and Riemann. This talk is suitable for curious math students from Calculus I and beyond, and illustrates how creative approaches to problem solving can open up beautiful mathematical ideas.


For more information, call 845-758-7104, or e-mail

Time: 4:45 pm

Location: Hegeman 308