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Can you name the famous mathematicians?
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Quiz Updated Oct 6, 2013
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French
Famous for his last theorem
Greek
Known as the 'Father of Geometry'
Swiss
Solved the Konigsberg bridge problem, and introduced the exponential function
Greek
Famous theorem to do with hypotenuses
English
Jointly credited with inventing calculus, and hugely influential in the study of mechanics
Italian
Proved his theorem that the order of a subgroup of a group must divide the order of the group
French
∂
^{2}
f/∂x
^{2}
+∂
^{2}
f/∂y
^{2}
=0 is an example of his partial differential equation
Hungarian
Famous collaborator, mathematicians get a number based on number of collaborations needed to link to him
German
Known as 'Princeps mathematicorum', invented modular arithmetic, an elimination method for matrices, and a statistics distribution, among many others
Italian
Sequence: 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21...
French
Invented a coordinate system of geometry, also a famous philosopher
French
Early pioneer of analysis, sequences or series can be described as ______ convergent
British
Very influential in the breaking of the Enigma code
French
Came up with a way of breaking a periodic function into the sum of sine and cosine functions
American
Worked on game theory, subject of the film 'A Beautiful Mind'
German
Has an unsolved hypothesis to do with his zeta functions
Prussian
Conjectured that every even number can be written as the sum of two primes, still unproven
British
Solved the last theorem of number 1 above
French
Had a triangle of numbers and an SI unit named after him
German
Jointly credited with inventing calculus, a proflific inventor in the field of mechanical calculators and refiner of the the binary system
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