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Can you name the famous mathematicians?

Quiz Updated Oct 6, 2013

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FrenchFamous for his last theorem
GreekKnown as the 'Father of Geometry'
SwissSolved the Konigsberg bridge problem, and introduced the exponential function
GreekFamous theorem to do with hypotenuses
EnglishJointly credited with inventing calculus, and hugely influential in the study of mechanics
ItalianProved his theorem that the order of a subgroup of a group must divide the order of the group
French2f/∂x2+∂2f/∂y2=0 is an example of his partial differential equation
HungarianFamous collaborator, mathematicians get a number based on number of collaborations needed to link to him
GermanKnown as 'Princeps mathematicorum', invented modular arithmetic, an elimination method for matrices, and a statistics distribution, among many others
ItalianSequence: 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21...
FrenchInvented a coordinate system of geometry, also a famous philosopher
FrenchEarly pioneer of analysis, sequences or series can be described as ______ convergent
BritishVery influential in the breaking of the Enigma code
FrenchCame up with a way of breaking a periodic function into the sum of sine and cosine functions
AmericanWorked on game theory, subject of the film 'A Beautiful Mind'
GermanHas an unsolved hypothesis to do with his zeta functions
PrussianConjectured that every even number can be written as the sum of two primes, still unproven
BritishSolved the last theorem of number 1 above
FrenchHad a triangle of numbers and an SI unit named after him
GermanJointly credited with inventing calculus, a proflific inventor in the field of mechanical calculators and refiner of the the binary system

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