5 Questions: Math Flashback

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3. Which mathematician announced in 1993 that he had solved Fermat’s Last Theorem?
Stephen Hawking
David Kendall
John Todd
Andrew Wiles
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What is the name given to the sequence where each term is the sum of the previous two terms? (0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13….)?
Feynman Sequence
Babbage's Engine
Maxwell's Equation
Fibonacci Sequence
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4. Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz are generally credited with independent development of which of the following branches of mathematics?
Calculus
Statistics
Geometry
Algebra
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By what name do we know the theorem stated as a²+b²=c², when dealing with right triangles?
Euclid's Theorem
von Neumann's Theorem
Pythagorean Theorem
Rolle's Theorem
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American mathematician Edward Kasner asked his nephew, Milton Sirotta, to give him a name for the number 10¹ºº. What name did the youngster come up with?
dekacent
googol
megaplex
zillion