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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. What did Euclid state about pi in Elements?**
**(a)** The proportion of diameter to area is never equal. **(b)** There is a constant relationship between the area of a circle and the square of its diameter. **(c)** The proportion of area to circumference is never equal. **(d)** There is no relationship between the area of a circle and its circumference.

**2. According to Dunham, who was most able to collect knowledge from around the globe?**
**(a)** Greek philosophers. **(b)** Greek tradesman. **(c)** Roman emporers. **(d)** Arabian scholars.

**3. What was known about pi, during Archimedes' time?**
**(a)** That is was the relationship between the diameter and circumference of a circle. **(b)** Nothing, the concept of pi was unknown. **(c)** That it could not be assigned a relationship between measurements in a circle. **(d)** That it was never the same number value for a given circle.

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

**5. In general, what did Euclid's number theory describe?**
**(a)** The nature of measuring geometry. **(b)** The nature of whole numbers. **(c)** The relationship of decimals to integers. **(d)** The relationship of fractions to decimals.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** "Straight lines in the same plane that will never meet if extended forever" is a definition of what?

**2.** When was the work of these early thinkers rediscovered again in history?

**3.** What was true about Heron's theorem as described by Dunham?

**4.** What was Hippocrates famous for?

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

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