|By Apocalypse_Now (Apocalypse_Now) on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 02:50 pm: Edit|
Who is the greatest mathematician of all time? And i don't necessarily mean the one with the longest lasting contribution. Who do you think was in general the brighest, smartest, cleverest, etc? I would be willing to suggest Gauss. Any ideas???
|By Seleucus26 (Seleucus26) on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 03:11 pm: Edit|
de cartes - anylitic geometry, the cartesian plane
euclid - everything thats not non-eulcidean geometry
riemann - sums, other stuff
leibniz, newton - cofounders of calculus
archimedes - eureka!, did area/volume formulas
euler- made the notation for modern day math, his formula [e ^(i*x) = cos(x) + isin(x)] becomes [e ^(i*pi)+1= 0] with pi=x. this formula has all the cool parts of math related to each other (0, 1, e, i, and pi)
euler is my vote
|By Acennace (Acennace) on Thursday, June 17, 2004 - 07:28 pm: Edit|
-l'Hopital (Guillaume Francois Antoine de LíHôpital)
|By Haithman (Haithman) on Monday, June 21, 2004 - 02:06 am: Edit|
Newton and Euler.
Newton was just pure genius and I dont understand how he could have done soo much. And Euler..well he was just brilliant. Was just looking at his pentagonal number theorem today..good stuff.
|By Paulhomework (Paulhomework) on Monday, June 21, 2004 - 11:31 am: Edit|
Either Newton or Euler, but i would personally go w/ Newton, since he did so much.
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