# Area Enclosed by First Turn of Archimedean Spiral/Historical Note

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## Historical Note on Area Enclosed by First Turn of Archimedean Spiral

The Area Enclosed by First Turn of Archimedean Spiral was first determined by Archimedes in his book *On Spirals*.

His proof appears as Proposition $24$.

## Sources

- 1992: George F. Simmons:
*Calculus Gems*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text {A}.5$: Archimedes (ca. $\text {287}$ – $\text {212}$ B.C.)