Heinricher, Arthur C.
Though Cavalieri is well known for the Method of Indivisibles, the ideas underlying this method are generally not. We explore Cavalieri's methods with links to Euclidian theory, Messrs. Galileo and Torricelli and show how his method differs from those using infinitesimals. Finally, we recreate a classic proof using techniques borrowed from Cavalieri's method.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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