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

3.

Which city was the center of thinking and learning in Third century BC? (from Heron's Formula for Triangular Area)

4.

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

5.

What is true about real numbers between 0 and 1? (from The Non-Denumerability of the Continuum)

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