Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

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


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


As described by Dunham, what did Archimedes demonstrate first in his proof on pi? (from Archimedes' Determination of Circular Area)


How did Gauss feel about his best work? (from A Sampler of Euler's Number Theory)


What hindered Euler's work as he grew older? (from The Extraordinary Sums of Leonhard Euler)


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

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