Famous Mathematicians Research Project
August 22, 2010 Leave a comment
Rene Descartes and his contribution to coordinate geometry Applications of coordinate geometry
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:
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.