it helped mankind do there home work.
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Among Archimedes advances in physics are the foundations of hydrostatics,
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Archimedes used the method of exhaustion to approximate the value of π. Archimedes was able to use infinitesimals in a way that is similar to modern integral calculus. Through
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He discovered the value of pi Anonymous
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