How Did Archimedes Affect The Modern Day World

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Archimedes is the most impactful and important mathematical genius that ever existed in humankind. Born in 287 BC in Syracuse, Italy, Archimedes is the son of the astronomer Phidias.Archimedes is most known for his accomplishments in mechanics and pi. Archimedes was instrumental in inventing many mechanical tools which have affected our history and the modern day world. In one case, Archimedes took the basic pulley and created a bigger compound system with additional non-stationary pulleys which allowed a person to lift great weights with only a fraction of the effort. Historically, he used a crane-like construction which used the compound pulley system to lift large Roman ships out of the sea, and drop them back down, causing them to break
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