Archimedes is supposed to have discovered the principle which bears his name when he was asked whether a certain crown was made of gold.

Archimedes is supposed to have discovered the principle which bears his name when he was asked whether a certain crown was made of gold..

Archimedes is supposed to have discovered the principle which bears his name when he was

asked whether a certain crown was made of gold. How could you solve Archimedes’ problem

using an unmarked balance (i.e. you cannot read weight; you can only balance two objects

against each other). 

Archimedes is supposed to have discovered the principle which bears his name when he was asked whether a certain crown was made of gold.

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