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Title: Leonhard Euler


1
Leonhard Euler
  • By Ryan Leung and Vladislav Livshits of class 701

2
Leonhard Eulers accomplishments
  • Leonhard Euler discovered
  • The formula of calculus now known as the power
    series
  • Number theory
  • Graph theory or V-EF2
  • Had solved many difficult equations in Physics
    and astronomy such as the Euler-bernoulli beam
    equation

3
Leonhard Eulers life
  • Leonhard Euler was
  • Born in April 17,1707 at Basil, Switzerland
  • He died in September 18, 1783 in St.Petersburg,
    Russia after suffering from Brain Hemorrhage and
    was placed beside his wifes grave after death

4
Interesting Facts about Leonhard Eulers life
  • Leonhard Euler was
  • On the 40 and 20 cent stamp
  • Studying Greek, theology, and Hebrew before his
    teacher told him he was a great mathematician
  • A professor of physics
  • And was the head of the mathematics department in
    Basel

5
Other Interesting facts about Leonhard Euler
  • in 1766 Euler accepted an invitation to return to
    the St. Petersburg Academy and spent the rest of
    his life in Russia. His second stay in the
    country was marred by tragedy. A fire in St.
    Petersburg in 1771 cost him his home, and almost
    his life. In 1773, he lost his wife of 40 years
  • And Euler also had eyesight deterioration which
    occurred in his career of mathematics

6
Leonhard Eulers Books
  • The Elements of Algebra
  • Introduction to analysis of Infinite
  • Two influential textbooks on calculus
  • Letters to a German Princess
  • Method for finding curved lines enjoying
    properties of maximum or minimum, or solution of
    isoperimetric problems in the broadest accepted
    sense

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Citations
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonhard_euler
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