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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 cullinan@bard.edu.

Time: 4:45 pm

Location: Hegeman 308