Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

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

1.

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

2.

Heron devised which of the following methods? (from Heron's Formula for Triangular Area)

3.

Which of the following best describes Cardano's character? (from Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic)

4.

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

5.

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

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