Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Quiz

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

1.

What range of values did Archimedes determine for pi? (from Archimedes' Determination of Circular Area)

2.

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

3.

What else, besides a solution to cubic equations, was in Cardano's book? (from Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic)

4.

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

5.

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

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