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BC: Archimedes made contributions in nearly every aspect of education during his quest for knowledge.

FC: The quest for the truth By:Harry Young

1: This a Greek mathematician named Archimedes. He made many contributions in math and science on his quest for knowledge.

2: Archimedes used the principle of buoyancy to determine whether a crown was made of gold and less dense silver.

3: Archimedes developed the screw to remove bilge water from large ships.

4: Archimedes developed the claw to defend the city of Syracuse from incoming ships by sinking them.

5: Archimedes developed the heat ray to concentrate sunlight into a beam that will catch ships on fire.

6: Archimedes created the real numbers system during his time of deep depression

7: Archimedes created pi to figure out the circumference of a circle.

8: Archimedes did an experiment called the sand reckoner to find out how many sand grains could fit in the universe.

9: Archimedes also created the method of mechanical theorem that say that you can break something up into infinite pieces and find out it's volume or area

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