Recent
Popular
Type
Ratings
Favorites
Difficulty
Length
Date
Study Guides
Categories
Overview
Sports
Geography
Music
Movies
Television
Just For Fun
Miscellaneous
History
Literature
Language
Science
More
Gaming
Entertainment
Religion
Holiday
Create
Dashboard
Create Game
FAQ
Creation Guides
Quiz Lab
Summary
Popular
Recent
Games to Consider
Editor Picks
Curator Picks
Apps
Apps Home
iPhone & iPad
Android
Kindle Fire
Live Trivia
Overview
Locations & Scores
Leagues
Pub Owners
Private Events
Contact
Now Hiring
Random Quiz
x
Famous Mathematicians
Random
Science
or
math
Quiz
Can you name the famous mathematicians?
by
miniyoda008
Updated Oct 6, 2013
Popular Today
Criteria Languages
46,052
General Knowledge Grab Bag III
24,907
North American Country AZ Blitz
17,904
Missing Movie Trios
14,414
Famous Historical 'M' First Names
12,592
And more...
share
embed
plays
Rate 5 stars
Rate 4 stars
Rate 3 stars
Rate 2 stars
Rate 1 star
How to Play
Click the green button to start and enter the correct answers below
Also try:
Famous Mathematician's Theorems
Score
0
/20
ll
Timer
05:00
Play
Challenge
Enter mathematician:
You got
% correct
Average Score:
%
Share Result
Replay Game
Challenge Friends
Full Results
Nationality
Name
Hint
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
Friend Scores
Player
Best Score
Plays
Last Played
You
You haven't played this game yet.
You Might Also Like...
Famous Mathematician's Theorems
Mathematicians' First Names
Scientists by Nationality
(warning: may contain spoilers)
Show Comments
Extras
Report
Tags:
famous
,
math
,
mathematics
,
nationality
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Google+
200715 © Sporcle, Inc.
About

Advertise

Blog

Embed

FAQ

Feedback

Live5

Jobs

OctoQuiz!

Privacy

Terms
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties
Go to the Sporcle.com Mobile Site →
Show Comments