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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Bernoullis and the Harmonic Series.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Which name does NOT belong?**
**(a)** Blaise Pascal. **(b)** Francois Viete **(c)** John Napier. **(d)** Renee Descartes.

**2. What is true about prime numbers?**
**(a)** Prime numbers can never be an odd number. **(b)** Prime numbers can not exist in a finite series. **(c)** That for every group of prime numbers, there exists at least one more prime. **(d)** Prime numbers are not divisible by other numbers.

**3. Who encourages Newton during his studies at Cambridge?**
**(a)** Henry Stokes. **(b)** Isaac Barrow. **(c)** Henry Briggs. **(d)** John Napier.

**4. Which of the following was NOT one of the things Dunham claimed was ingenious about Euclid's proof of the Pythagorean theorem?**
**(a)** Euclid used propositions about similar angles and parallel lines. **(b)** Euclid stated that the diagonal hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sums of the squares of the two legs. **(c)** Euclid constructed squares on the sides of right triangles. **(d)** Euclid used his own axioms and propositions to show relationships,

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What did Dunham consider as Archimedes's "masterpiece"?

**2.** What allowed Cardano to justify publishing his book?

**3.** In what century did Archimedes live?

**4.** To how many decimal places did Newton determine the number for pi?

**5.** What did Apollonius work with in mathematics?

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