## Pandrosion |

**Pandrosion of Alexandria** (*Mathematical Collection* of

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Pandrosion is credited with developing a method for calculating numerically accurate but approximate solutions to the problem of ^{[1]} Pappus criticized this work as lacking a proper ^{[1]}^{[2]} Although Pappus does not directly state that the method is Pandrosion's, he includes it in a section of his *Collection* dedicated to correcting what he perceives as errors in Pandrosion's students.^{[1]} Another method included in the same section, and attributable in the same way indirectly to Pandrosion, is a correct and exact method for constructing the ^{[1]}^{[3]}