Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

William Dunham (mathematician)
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

How did Cantor finally prove his theory? (from Cantor and the Transfinite Realm)

2.

Who eventually solved the sum of the successive squared denominator series? (from The Bernoullis and the Harmonic Series)

3.

Who was Eratosthanes? (from Heron's Formula for Triangular Area)

4.

Who's method did Tartaglia's challenger use in the contest to solve cubic equations? (from Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic)

5.

What else, besides a solution to cubic equations, was in Cardano's book? (from Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic)

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