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Mathematicians

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Isacc Newton (English) • Binomial theorem generalized to exponents. • Finding roots • Best known for feuds with Charles Leibniz over Calculus.
Euclid (alexandrian Greek) • Elements, a textbook on Geometry and Number Theory. • 5 postulates of Space. • Infinitude of prime numbers. • Parallel postulate for creating spheres and hyperbolas
Carl Fredrick Gauss (German) * Prince of Math: when in elementary school, teacher asked him to add 1-100 and he knew. * contributed to every math branch. *Prime Number theorum * fundemental theorem of Algebra.
Archimedes (Syracusean Greek) * Eureka- (byoyency)denisty of a golden crown. * estimated pi * sum of infinite series; method of exhaustion.
Gottfried Leibniz (German) * Calculus despute. * modern calculus notation. * invented binary numbers and symbolic logic.
Pierce de Fermat (French) * contribution to number theory * probabiltiy theory with blaine pascal. * little theorum.
Leonard Euler (Swiss) * prolific output * 7 bridges of konigsburg. * modern notation of e.
Kurt Godel (Austrian) * 2 incompleteness theorem. * true statements if used to prove something.
Andrew Wiles (British) * Tanyima-Shimura theorums: * semi stable eliptical curves are modular. * collory to fermat's theorem.
William Rowan Hamilton (Irish) * complex #s have 4 dimensions. * Quarterions i, j, k
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