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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics

William Dunham (mathematician)
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Objects

Pythagorean Theorem - Expresses the proportions of the sides of a right triangle, that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the two perpendicular legs.

Quadrature - Determines the area of a closed polygon by constructing a square of the same area.

Prime Number - Can only be divided evenly by itself and 1.

Binomial Theorem - Allows for the expansion of algebraic equations with exponents.

Harmonic Series - The sum of the series diverges toward infinity

π - The ratio between the diameter and the...

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