SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF FAMOUS **MATHEMATICIANS** (a biased alphabetical list) Circa 1600-present http://www.allmath.com/biography.asp Abel, Niels Henrik [ahbel] (1802--29) **Mathematician**, born in Finnøy, Norway.

Deakin, M. A. B., "Hypatia the **Mathematician**", Monash University History of Mathematics Pamphlet 52 (1991). 2. Delambre, J. B. J., Histoire de l'Astronomie Ancienne 2 (New York: Johnson, 1965; reprint of an 1817 original), 317.

D. 370, Hypatia was the first documented female **mathematician**. She was the daughter ofTheon, a **mathematician** who taught at the school at the Alexandrine Library.

Thomas Jefferson – The **Mathematician**? When one hears the name “Thomas Jefferson,” many historical topics—such as the Declaration of Independence, the third president of the United States, and the founding fathers of

394 N OTICES OF THE AMS V OLUME 58, N UMBER 3 A **Mathematician**-Mathematics Educator Partnership to Teach Teachers Ruth M. Heaton and W. James Lewis T he mathematical preparation of teache rs is both a core problem in and a central solution to improving K-12 mathematics education nationwide ([1 ...

Your report must include the following information: • a picture of your **mathematician** • information about the math contributions made by your **mathematician** • general information about your **mathematician's** life • date and place of birth, life-span • education and degrees earned • some ...

A sighted **mathematician** generally works by sitting around scribbling on paper: According to one legend, the maid of a famous **mathematician**, when asked what her employer did all day, reported that he wrote on pieces of paper, crumpled them up, and threw them into the wastebasket.

130 • perspective—autumn 2008 . proving pythagoras Jennie Youngberg—Department of Mathematics . F rench **mathematician** henri poincaré said: “The **mathematician** does not study pure mathematics because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it and he delights in it because it is ...

Mathematics History Project I. List of **mathematicians** - 10 points The student is to prepare a list of **mathematicians**. Following the name of the **mathematician**, a sentence outlining the contributions to mathematics of the individual is to be included.

He is re g a rded by many as the gre a t e st **mathematician** and scientist of antiquity. David Harold Blackwell (1919- ) Game theory is a type of math used to study how groups of people interact.