Essay on Mathematician

Emmy Noether

When an individual considers famous work from past mathematicians’, men are generally the one’s that come to mind. Of course Emmy Noether was not a man, but proved that women can do the same work as men and excel in the same areas. During Noether’s era, she faced discrimination at the university level, but went […]

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Mathematicians of India

On page 105 of his first notebook, he formulated an equation that could be used to solve the infinitely nested radicals problem. Using this equation, the answer to the question posed in the Journal was simply 3. [40] Ramanujan wrote his first formal paper for the Journal on the properties ofBernoulli numbers. One property he discovered was that the denominators (sequence A027642 in OEIS) of […]

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Circumscribable Quadrilaterals

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1. 1 Introduction Geometry is one of the most interesting fields of mathematics. From the ancient times of the Greeks up to now, it has held captive the imagination of many mathematicians, artists, scientists, engineers and architects. Its application to modernization and technological advancement cannot be denied. Thus, it must be given […]

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Sophie Germain: Secret Mathematician

Secret Mathematician: Sophie Germain Please Don’t Copy This Exactly! For Information Only. Sophie Germain, born to wealthy parents and coming of age during the French Revolution turned to the study of mathematics as a way to cure her boredom. She quickly became a sneaky mathematician hiding her studies first from her parent’s and later from […]

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Benjamin Benneker

In 1791, astronomer, mathematician, and author, Benjamin Banneker, in his letter addressed to Thomas Jefferson argues about slavery. Banneker’s purpose was to persuade Jefferson of the injustice of slavery and alter his view on it. Banneker adopts a formal yet condemning tone in order to appeal to Jefferson’s sense of moral character. He also uses […]

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