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(1643  1727) English mathematician who laid the groundwork for differential and integral calculus; most remembered for his formulation of the gravitation laws.  Isaac Newton  85%

(578  505 BCE) Credited with the first formal proof of the relationship between the sides of a right triangle.  Pythagoras of Samos  85%

(1707  1783) Discovered the natural base, e.  Leonhard Euler  79%

(322275 BCE) Wrote "The Elements"  Euclid of Alexandria  78%

(16011665) Worked on number theory; most famous for his "Last" Theorem.  Pierre de Fermat  71%

(1623  1662) Invented [his] Triangle used for binomial expansions and probability calculations.  Blaise Pascal  63%

(16461716) German mathematician developed the present day notation of the derivative and integral.  Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz  63%

(17771855) Discovered a method for finding the sum of consecutive integers beginning with 1 at age 8.  Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss  63%

(11701250) Developed a recursive sequence of numbers by adding two numbers together to get the next number.  Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci  62%

(15961650) Invented the xyplane, creating analytic geometry.  Rene Descarte  59%

(287212 BCE) Used the Method of Exhaustion to approximate the are of a circle.  Archimedes  52%

(1826  1866) Used [his] sums to find the are under a curve.  Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann  51%

(1749  1827) Applied calculus to study the orbits of celestial bodies; also know for [his] transform.  PierreSimon Laplace  36%

(1845  1918) Founded set theory and introduced the concept of infinite numbers.  Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor  34%

(1789  1857) Pioneered the study of real analysis, complex anlysis, and permutation groups.  AugustinLouis Cauchy  26%

(1550  1617) Invented logarithms  John Napier  25%

(790850) Wrote the first book on Algebra in which we are given the words "algebra" and "algorithm".  Abu Ja'far Muhammed ibn Musa AlKhwarizmi  16%

(1667  1754) Used trigonometric functions to represent complex numbers.  Abraham De Moivre  13%

(1540 1603) Introduced the modern algebra notation of using letters to represent unknown quantities.  Francois Viete  4%

(1323  1382) Mathematician credited with proving that the harmonic series diverges.  Nicole d'Oresme  3%

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