Kantrowitz ’82 Publishes Article in MAA Journal
The Archimedean property, named for Archimedes of Syracuse, states that given any real number, there is always a counting number that is greater. Kantrowitz and co-author Michael M. Neumann showed that the property is equivalent to several convergence conditions from calculus, most notably the validity of the geometric series test.
The College Mathematics Journal is a publication of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). According to the MAA website, the journal “is designed to enhance classroom learning and stimulate thinking regarding undergraduate mathematics.”