There were many famous Greek Mathematicians. Write briefly about the following men: the information in brackets may help you.
PYTHAGORAS ( theorem )
EUCLID ( measuring the width of a river )
ARCHIMEDES ( heureka ( which is the proper Greek word, rather than eureka!), principle, screw )
ERATOSTHENES ( circumference of the earth, sieve )
Draw each of the following . Find out the literal meaning and explain how the mathematical meaning has developed.
1. trapezium ( literally means 'table shape', why maths meaning? )
3. isosceles triangle
4. parallel lines