1. One of the most famous events in the study of geometry involved Archimedes and a bath tub. Research this story. Find at least 2-3 different sources of information. To properly complete this assignment, you will need to do the following:
- Explain the story in your own words, citing your sources of information.
- Describe how the story relates to the study of geometry.
2. Create a new Microsoft Word (.doc / .docx) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) document on your computer, and write 1-2 pages (please see formatting information below) explaining the story and relating it to the study of geometry in your own words. Please cite 2-3 references from websites that are reputable (they have a “.edu” extension). Note: headings, titles, references, blank lines etc. do not count towards the more than one page requirement.
Please follow MLA formatting (Purdue Owl MLA Style Guide):
- Double spaced
- 12pt font
- 1″ margins
- Indent paragraphs
- Include a Works Cited page (separate page, not included in the 1-2 page requirement)