Name 
DOB 
Discovery 
Archimedes 
287  212 B.C.E. 
 Eureka!
(Bathtub Volume)
 Lever: Give me a place to stand on, and I
will move the Earth.

Babbage 
Born 1791 
Father of Modern computer
Calculator
Speedometer 
Bayes

17011761 
Bayes Theorem

Bernoulli, Jaques 
16541705 
Probability
Law of Large Numbers 
Boole, George 
1815 – 1864 
Boolean logic (and, or, Xor, etc) 
Descartes, René 
1596  1650 
Cartesian plane (XY)
“I think therefore I am”
“Not enough to live, but to express yourself” 
Euler, Leonard

1707 –1783 
NOTATION!!
 Function
notation _{ }
f(x)
 Euler’s
number (e)
 _{
}
for summation
 i
for imaginary
 Usage
of _{
}
 Seven Bridges of Königsberg

Fermat, Pierre de 
1601 1665 
Sum of geometric sequences 
Fibonacci


Fibonacci sequence 
Galton, Sir Francis

18221911 
Correlation coefficient (r)
Regression to the mean (short/tall sons/fathers)

Gauss, Johann Carl Friedrich 
17771855 
 Added
1 to 100 as a child
 Parallel postulate
 NonEuclidean geometries
 Gaussian distribution curve (Normal Distribution)

LaGrange 

Differential Equations
Satellite math 
LaPlace


Regression analysis

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm 
1646  1716 
Calculus 
Markov


Markov Chain (with Monte Carlo method)
Randomness

Muhammad ibn Mūsā
alKhwārizmī 
820 
Algebra 
Newton 

Calculus
Principia
Mathematica
Binomial Expansion 
Pascal, Blaise 
1623 – 1662 
Probability
Pascal’s triangle
Father of digital calculator (modern odometer)
Pascal’s Wager. (Might as well believe in God) 
Pythagoras 

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