Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

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

1.

What did Dunham describe about the following series 1 + 2 + 3 + 4. . .? (from The Bernoullis and the Harmonic Series)

2.

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

3.

What did Dunham discuss for many pages in this chapter? (from Heron's Formula for Triangular Area)

4.

Heron devised which of the following methods? (from Heron's Formula for Triangular Area)

5.

Who challenged Tartaglia to a contest to solve cubic equations? (from Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic)

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