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Archimedes discovered volume displacement when he was in the bath tub because the weight of an object makes the water rise.But the volume of the water was constant.He then ran outside on the streets screaming,EUREKA!...naked

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What did Archimedes discover when he stepped in the bath tub?

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How did Archimedes discovered the way on how to measure the volume of an irreguralarly shape object?

he filled up his bath tub sat in and the water that came out the bath was of equal volume to him

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Who is the Greek phylosopher?

A good example of a Greek philosopher is Archimedes who discovered displacement (when you sit in a full bath tub it overflows).

Why did Archimedes jump out of the bath?

He jumped out of the bath because he discovered the principle of bouyancy. He realized, when he sat down in the tub, that the amount of volume that is underwater, is the same as the volume of the water that is displaced.

What is tub bath?

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Facts about Archimedes early life?

He was a scientist in the greek army.He was unpopular in greece.Once he was called for testing a fault in a crown sample.While he was having a bath in his bath tub,he submerged the crown in water and got the solution.He shouted Eureka-Eureka on the streets naked.After that he gave Archimedes Principle.

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he find that the water was risen where he stared to put the person in.

What is Archimedes best known for?

Many people know the story of Archimedes, who, when asked to determine whether a crown was made of pure gold or a fraudulent silver alloy, was suddenly inspired by the displacement of water in his bath tub to think of a method for solving the problem and jumped from the bath shouting, “Eureka!” 

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