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.

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

3.

What did Gauss do with his best work? (from A Sampler of Euler's Number Theory)

4.

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

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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