Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

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

1.

Which of the following is true about pi, as described by Dunham. (from Archimedes' Determination of Circular Area)

2.

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

3.

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

4.

What did Cantor's cardinal numbers represent? (from Cantor and the Transfinite Realm)

5.

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

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