# Featured Math Tidbit

## Archimedes

250 BC: In On the Sphere and the Cylinder, Archimedes gives the formulae for calculating the volume of a sphere and a cylinder. In Measurement of the Circle he gives an approximation of the value of π with a method which will allow improved approximations. In Floating Bodies he presents what is now called “Archimedes’ […]

# Featured Career

## Cost Estimator

Cost estimators figure out how much a project or product will cost. This helps business owners and managers decide whether to build a structure or manufacture a product. If a business doesn’t think it can make enough money, it will not proceed. Cost estimators also find out which jobs are making a profit. The exact […]

# Featured Blog Post

## Math in Photography

How does Math relate to beauty, art, and fashion? Jessica Wynne, a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York explored the beauty of math in her most recent project. She took creative photos of chalkboards that were labeled “Do Not Erase.” The results prove that beauty can be found in the most […]