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Kepler: The Volume of a Wine Barrel



In his analysis of volumes of wine barrels, Kepler used ideas that would become important in differential and integral calculus. This article provides you with visual imagery, much of it animated (via Java applets), to help share Kepler's ideas with your students.

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http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/kepler-the-volume-of-a-wine-barrel
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Creator(s): 
Roberto Cardil
Cataloger: 
Janet Beery
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MAA, MathDL Loci: Convergence
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MAA
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