about 280 BC - about 210 BC

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Nicomedes was a Greek mathematician famous for his treatise On conchoid lines which contains his discovery of the conchoid curve which he used to solve various mathematical problems, including the trisection of angles.
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List of References (4 books/articles)

A Poster of Nicomedes

Mathematicians born in the same country

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