*BookRags*. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.

Name: _________________________ | Period: ___________________ |

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 words best describe how solid proofs were developed in Elements?**
**(a)** Axiomatic framework. **(b)** Inverted scaffold. **(c)** Programmed order. **(d)** Simple arguments.

**2. Where was Euler born?**
**(a)** Germany. **(b)** Finland. **(c)** Denmark. **(d)** Switzerland.

**3. What hindered Euler's work as he grew older?**
**(a)** His increasing blindness. **(b)** His hearing was getting worse. **(c)** He had a stroke. **(d)** He had very bad arthritis.

**4. What were the proofs in Elements based on?**
**(a)** Basic definitions. **(b)** Lindeman's method. **(c)** Ancient greek geometry. **(d)** Novel notions.

**5. Numbers whose divisor add up to itself, was considered which type of number according to Euclid?**
**(a)** Perfect number. **(b)** Nominal number. **(c)** Composite number. **(d)** Even number.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which of the following was NOT a field in which Isaac Newton made enormous advances?

**2.** What was described as true about the series 1 + 1/2 + 1/6 + 1/10 + 1/15 + 1/21?

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

**4.** That properties of specific shapes were early Egyptians aware of?

**5.** Who was del Ferro's student?

This section contains 226 words(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page) |