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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Heron devised which of the following methods?**
**(a)** A way to determine the area of a triangle. **(b)** A way to apply mathematics to public health. **(c)** A way to determine the volume in a sphere. **(d)** A way to solve binomial equations.

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

**3. Where did Hippocrates come from?**
**(a)** Rome. **(b)** Athens. **(c)** Chios. **(d)** Constinople.

**4. Who was the author of the book Elements?**
**(a)** Hippocrates. **(b)** Einstein. **(c)** Euclid. **(d)** Lindemann.

**5. What did Dunham discuss for many pages in this chapter?**
**(a)** Heron's political tendancy. **(b)** Heron's complicated proof. **(c)** Heron's religious beliefs- **(d)** Heron's origins of the universe.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which words best describe how solid proofs were developed in Elements?

**2.** Which of the following was NOT true about Archimedes, according to Dunham?

**3.** What was most useful about finding the square of a shape, before Hippocrates?

**4.** Which of the following is false about the modern implications of Euclid's number theory?

**5.** As described by Dunham, what did Archimedes demonstrate first in his proof on pi?

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