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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Sampler of Euler's Number Theory.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Which word best describes Newton's childhood?**
**(a)** Hard. **(b)** Troubled. **(c)** Simple. **(d)** Cold.

**2. What did Dunham describe about the following series 1 + 2 + 3 + 4. . .?**
**(a)** The sum diverges to infinity. **(b)** The sum converges to infinity. **(c)** The sum converges to a finite term. **(d)** The sum grows ever smaller.

**3. Where was Archimedes born?**
**(a)** Olympia. **(b)** Athens. **(c)** Rome. **(d)** Sicily.

**4. What else, besides a solution to cubic equations, was in Cardano's book?**
**(a)** An alegrabic solution to quintic equations, **(b)** A solution to quartic equations. **(c)** A proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. **(d)** A suggested method to depress all complex geometry.

**5. Besides being a mathematician, what else other work was Archimedes famous for?**
**(a)** Inventor and scientist. **(b)** Artist and musician. **(c)** Doctor and writer, **(d)** Politician.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which of the following is true about pi, as described by Dunham.

**2.** How did Lindeman prove his conclusion?

**3.** Which of the following was one of Gauss' early discoveries?

**4.** What provided most of the content in the book Elements?

**5.** What do we know in modern times about Heron?

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