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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Euclid and the Infinitude of Primes.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do we know about Hippocrates proofs and theorems?
(a) What we know is from references of later mathematicians.
(b) What is known from archived documents of his time.
(c) Mathematicians rewrote all of his proofs after his death,
(d) His books and publications.
2. Which of the following is an example of a perfect number?
3. In general, what did Euclid's number theory describe?
(a) The nature of measuring geometry.
(b) The relationship of fractions to decimals.
(c) The nature of whole numbers.
(d) The relationship of decimals to integers.
4. Which of the following were an example of twin primes?
(a) 15 and 16.
(b) 2 and 6.
(c) 11 and 13.
(d) 19 and 22.
5. What did Euclid do in his 48th proposition?
(a) Euclid demonstrated how to use the Pythagorean Theorem.
(b) Euclid proved the Pythagorean Theorem.
(c) Euclid demonstrated the faults of the Pythagorean Theorem.
(d) Euclid proved the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Short Answer Questions
1. That properties of specific shapes were early Egyptians aware of?
2. Which of the following is an example of a postulate that must be accepted in Elements?
3. What was Hippocrates's great advance to mathematics?
4. Which of the following was one of Euclid's great theorems?
5. What does the Pythagorean Theorem state?
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