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Flashcards in Mathematicians Deck (8)
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Euclid

contributed to geometry "Euclidian Geometry"

2

Pythagoras

pythagoreanism

3

Napier

logarithms

4

Leonhard Euler

theory of trigonometric and logarithmic functions. reducing analytical operations to a greater simplicity

5

Gauss

algebra geometry analysis and statistics

6

Plato

math and geometry
identifying 5 regular symmetrical 3D shapes (platonic solids)

7

Newton

mathematical principles of natural philosophy

8

Descartes

serious effort to defeat skepticism within modern era