# Famous Mathematicians Research Project

August 22, 2010 Leave a comment

Rene Descartes and his contribution to coordinate geometry Applications of coordinate geometry

**Assignment 1**

### Objective: To research a notable mathematician and discover his/her contributions to modern mathematics.

### Findings must include the information stated below and should be presented either as a powerpoint presentation, Prezi, voice thread or a podcast or any other multi-media with my approval:

Name of mathematician

Picture of mathematician

Dates and places of birth and death of mathematician

Additional biographical information (education, famous teachers, etc.)

Most significant contribution(s) to the field of mathematics

Relevance of contribution(s) to mathematics today.

Picture of mathematician

Dates and places of birth and death of mathematician

Additional biographical information (education, famous teachers, etc.)

Most significant contribution(s) to the field of mathematics

Relevance of contribution(s) to mathematics today.