Eiffel Tower

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Discipline:
Math
Subject:
Algebra I
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The Eiffel Tower

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Paris is the capital city of France, and one of the main cities in the political, cultural, financial and commercial life. Paris is host of many international buisness and political concerns. Paris is a city where the cultural side has always been active, it has been home of important artist and writers. Paris is known for its its gastronomy, haute couture, painting, literature, and intellectual community . This attractive city is known for an iconic symbol that is known world wide: the Eiffel Tower.

The Eiffel Tower was created after the commission of Exposition Universelle , a fair to conmemorate the French Revolution gave Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel the opportunity to create an iconic monument. Maurice Koechelin gave Eiffel a plan of the tower, Eiffel rejected it and after some changes the final plan was done. 18,000 pieces of puddle iron were needed and 2.5 million rivets. In Marxh 1889 the tower was inaugurated, it took 2 years to finish it. Originally the second floor was open to the public but then they open the third.

The connections of the Eiffel Tower with algebra is that due to algebra the architects of the Eiffel Tower could define measurements. Algebra was used to resolve issues such as space, size and distance. Throughout all the development and implementation of the Eiffel Tower plan algebra was used, examples of these are handbook formulas and look-up tables.

Height: 324 m Width: The base of this tower covers an area of 100 meters squared.Weight of the entire structure: 10,100 tonnes.Has 18,000 pieces.Total cost of construction: 7,799,401.31 french gold francs of 1889The sun causes the tower to grow about 6 inches.There are 5 billion lights on the Eiffel Tower.One elevator travels a total distance of 64,001 miles (103,000 kilometers) a year.