Essays Tagged: "french mathematician"

A short essay about Rene Descartes written for my College Algebra class

Rene DescartesThe French mathematician Rene Descartes was born on 31 March 1596 in LaHaye (now Descartes), Touraine, F ...

(3 pages) 190 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The History of Computers

that means the preceding of the computer is the mechanical device.Blaise Pascal (1623-62) who was a French mathematician invented a "Pascaline" which was a first digital computer in 1642. It used gear ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics


of amusements, but it also applies to sociology, economics, and political and military science. The French mathematician Émile Borel, who wrote several papers on games of chance and theories of ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Philosophy Argument - Blaise Pascal's Gamble

uestion, and out of these minds came various theories. Among these great minds was Blaise Pascal, a French Mathematician, scientist and religious philosopher. As a mathematician, Blaise Pascal has bee ...

(5 pages) 48 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Central Tendency and Dispersion Statistical Measurements

stribution function, especially in error theory. It can be traced back to 1733 in which the English-French mathematician de Moivre worked on the curve. The Gaussian distribution can be proved that eac ...

(3 pages) 102 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The fun filled fractal phenome

flake and the length of a coastline. Fractals were brought to the public's attention by the work of French mathematician Benoit B. Mandelbrot in the 1970's. Mandelbrot discovered how to calculate frac ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes lived from 1596 to 1650. He was a French mathematician, philosopher, and anatomist. He contributed to modern ideas, mainly those assoc ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Isaac Newton

determined to have had a greater effect on the history of science than Albert Einstein. Legrange, a French mathematician, said “Newton was the greatest genius that ever existed.” Most people ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Pascal's Wager: An argument for belief in God using logic, reasoning, and decision theory

E �1� - Phil Conte #1Stats - 3Historical Paper4/1/09Pascal's WagerBlaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was taught by ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.2 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity