# Ancient Greek Mathematics

### By: C.Quinn

## Archimedes of Syracuse

Archimedes of Syracuse, who was born around 287 BC, is considered of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world. He's the first one who calculated the number pi. Many historians rank archimedes with Sir Isaac Newton and Carl Friedrich Gauss as one of the three greatest mathematicians who ever lived. He also found the area of a circle.

Mathematical Pi Song