Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

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

1.

Who else, besides Newton, independently discovered a calculus method? (from A Gem from Isaac Newton)

2.

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

3.

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

4.

After working on pi, what did Archimedes continue with in his study of mathematics? (from Archimedes' Determination of Circular Area)

5.

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

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