# 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 ...

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 ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

#### GAME THEORY: AN INTRODUCTION

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

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

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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 ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity