Archimedes Redux: Center of Mass Applications from The Method

@article{Gray2018ArchimedesRC,
  title={Archimedes Redux: Center of Mass Applications from The Method},
  author={Shirley B. Gray and Cye H. Waldman},
  journal={The College Mathematics Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={49},
  pages={346 - 352}
}
Shirley Gray (sgray@calstatela.edu, MR ID 635930) received her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, and is a professor emerita of the California State University, Los Angeles. She was awarded the 2016 MAA Distinguished Teaching Award of the Southern California–Nevada Section of the MAA. In recent years, Gray and Waldman have collaborated on applying modern mathematics to various Archimedean methods and proof. Their eureka moment came when they discovered the golden ratio hidden in… 

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