Essays Tagged: "Gauss"

Gauss, Carl Friedrich

This essay made me pass summer school. I did expect this much from you.Gauss was a German scientist and mathematician. People call him thefounder of modern mathematics. He ... onomy and physics.His work in astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that inmathematics. Gauss also worked in crystallography, optics, biostatisics,and mechanics.Gauss was born on April 30, ... 30, 1777 in Brunswick. Brunswick is what is nowcalled West Germany, He was born to peasant couple. Gauss's father didn'twant Gauss to go to a University. In elementary school he soon impressedhis tea ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Carl Gauss

Biography and Life Acomplishments of Carl Gauss Excellent, but forgot to cover one of Gauss's formulasKarl Gauss~Biography~Karl Gauss lived fr ... amily was poor and uneducated. His father was a gardener and a merchant's assistant.At a young age, Gauss taught himself how to read and count, and it is said that he spotted a mistake in his father's ... ematical discoveries had been made, and he took up his interest in astronomy in 1801.By about 1807, Gauss began to gain recognition from countries all over the world. He was invited to work in Leningr ...

(3 pages) 54 0 2.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and scientist whodominated the mathematical community during and af ... butions tothe theory of numbers.Born in Brunswick, Germany, on April 30, 1777, Johann FriedrichCarl Gauss showed early and unmistakable signs of being an extraordinaryyouth. As a child prodigy, he was ... relationships andproperties of integers. This book set the pattern for many futureresearch and won Gauss major recognition among mathematicians. Usingnumber theory, Gauss proposed an algebraic soluti ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

About Carl Friedrich Gauss

Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777-1855). The German scientist and mathematician Gauss is frequently he was ... dern mathematics. His work is astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics.Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick (now it is Western Germany). Many biographists think t ... k (now it is Western Germany). Many biographists think that he got his good health from his father. Gauss said about himself that, he could count before he can talk.When Gauss was 7 years old he went ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.5 Nov/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Carl Friedrich Gauss info.

Carl Friedrich GAUSS(1777-1855),If looking in on Carl Gauss' life you would say it was pretty normal.Even though he ... as already famous for his work in mathematics and astronomy. In contrast to his outside appearance, Gauss' personal life was very tragic and complicated. Because of the French Revolution, Napoleon per ... y death of his first wife, the poor health of his second wife, and terrible relations with his sons Gauss was denied of a close family life until later in his life.Carl Friedrich Gauss was a german ma ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

A brief essay about Carl Gauss written for my statistics class.

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss was one the great mathematicians of modern time. His work inthe areas of s ... elds, establishedbasic principles in the scientific world without the benefits of modern technology.Gauss was recognized as a prodigy at an early age. He had taught himself reading andarithmetic by th ... had taught himself reading andarithmetic by the age of three. It has been written that at this age Gauss pointed out afiguring error his father had made. At the age of 10, he was permitted to attend ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Biography of Carl Friedrich Gauss.

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick. The German scientist andmathematician is ca ... is as good as his work in mathematics.Biographists say that he got his good health from his father. Gauss said that he could count before he could talk. When he was seven years old he went to school. ... said that he could count before he could talk. When he was seven years old he went to school. While Gauss was in school, his school ranged from ages 10-15. What the teacher would do is give half of th ...

(2 pages) 39 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Archimedes - 287 B.C.E. to ­ 211 B.C.E. His Life and Achievements.

Archimedes is considered one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time along with Newton and Gauss. In his own time, he was known as "the wise one," "the master" and "the great geometer" and hi ...

(3 pages) 55 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

All about Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss

Johann Carl Friedrich GaussBorn on April 30, 1777 was the "prince of mathematicians," the "Archimedes of the nineteenth ce ... he nineteenth century". He was born in Brunswick, Duchy of Brunswick (which is now called Germany). Gauss was always mesmerized by mathematical ideas and had a premature obsession for numbers.Gauss wa ... e. His future was planned out for him, he was to follow his father and learn a trade. In 1788, when Gauss was in elementary school, his intelligence for mathematics was first discovered. He amazed his ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"Of Mice And Men" Evaluation

aled later on in the production. Then the projection fades out to reveal a bar, which is behind the gauss wall, a single spot light is on George and Lenny highlighting them as the main characters. In ... but Lenny is really dead, it almost seems that Lenny is a ghost when he is not in the flash backs.A gauss screen, which you can partly see through, is used instead as a solid wall so that the actors c ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Central Tendency and Dispersion Statistical Measurements

ersion measures calculated using the data collected. We will formulate these calculations using the Gauss curve. The Gauss curve is one of the most common distribution function, especially in error th ... be traced back to 1733 in which the English-French mathematician de Moivre worked on the curve. The Gaussian distribution can be proved that each measurement is the result of a large amount of small, ...

(3 pages) 102 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Six Sigma

.The history of Six-SigmaThe roots of Six Sigma as a measurement standard go back to Carl Frederick Gauss (1777-1885) who introduced the concept of normal curve. As history would seem to have it, the ...

(4 pages) 218 1 4.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Johann Karl Friedrich Gauss

Karl Friedrich Gauss was born in 1777 and died in 1855. He was a German mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. G ... nd early research being financed by the Duke of Brunswick. Following the death of the duke in 1806, Gauss became director (1807) of the astronomical observatory at Göttingen, a post he held until ... He was considered the greatest mathematician of his time and as the equal of Archimedes and Newton, Gauss showed his genius early and made many of his important discoveries before he was twenty.Gauss ...

(2 pages) 2596 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Do our emotions lead us to understand reality or create it?

the problem.Emotions also help us to create reality at several occasions in life. For example, Carl Gauss was a child with above-average intelligence however, more important was his devotion and deter ... epts. An Italian astronomer had found the planet Ceres but couldn't keep it in sight for many days. Gauss became interested in this and:…after three months of intense work, he predicted a posit ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception