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Miss Donnelly’s Class Grade 12 History of Mathematics Click the arrow to continue! Isaac Newton Archimedes Carl Gauss Leonhard Euler Bernhard Riemann When finished learning about the mathematicians click the question mark to take the quiz . Euclid Henri Poncaré J.L. Lagrange Click the house to learn about other mathematicians From – England Time Period – (16421727) Contribution to Mathematics – Calculus (differentiation, integration) Fun Fact – Became a mathematics professor at the age of 26. Click the house to learn about other mathematicians From – Italy Time Period – 287 BC – 212 BC Contribution to Mathematics – Geometry (proofs, areas, volumes) Fun Fact – Most proud of discovering the volume of the sphere. Click the house to learn about other mathematicians From – Germany Time Period – 1777 – 1855 Contribution to Mathematics – The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra Fun Fact – Refused to publish theories unless they were absolutely perfect. Click the house to learn about other mathematicians From – Switzerland Time Period – 17071783 Contribution to Mathematics – Euler’s theorem, Euler’s formula (calculus) Fun Fact – Could recite the entire Aeneid word-for-word. Click the house to learn about other mathematicians From – Germany Time Period – 1826 1866 Contribution to Mathematics – Geometry of space, Riemann integral Fun Fact – Was a pupil of Carl Gauss. From – Egypt Time Period – 350 BC – 265 BC Contribution to Mathematics – Writing the principles of geometry The Elements Fun Fact – Unknown birth and death place. From – France Time Period – !854 1912 Contribution to Mathematics – Formulated the Poincaré conjecture Fun Fact – Considered to be one of the founders of topology. From – Italy Time Period – 1736 1813 Contribution to Mathematics – calculus of variations, solution of polynomial equations and power series and functions Fun Fact – His father wanted him to become a lawyer. A) J.L. Lagrange B) Isaac Newton C) Bernhard Riemann J.L. Lagrange and Carl Gauss were from the same time period. Lagrange was an Italian Mathematician while Gauss was from Germany. Click the question mark to return to the question Isaac Newton was around long before Carl Gauss was a mathematician. Bernhard Riemann was a pupil of Carl Gauss! Click the check mark to continue. You completed the lesson! Click on the home button to return to the main screen.