Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss

by Krista West

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Carl Friedrich Gauss by Krista West

Over the course of his lifetime, Carl Friedrich Gauss made multiple discoveries in the field of pure mathematics, and applied some of his discoveries to astronomy and mapping the earth. He solved problems that mathematicians had been pondering for thousands of years. He wrote mathematical formulas to determine the orbits of planets, the dates on a calendar, and to minimize errors in observations. And he was the first person to use electrical current to communicate: he invented the first telegraph.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599350639
Publisher: Morgan Reynolds Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Series: Profiles in Mathematics Ser.
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

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