Kevin Jean-Charles
August 10, 1996
Seq. Math Course 2
Period 1&2

This report is on Carl Friedrich Gauss. Gauss was a German scientist and mathematician. People call him the founder of modern mathematics. He also worked in astronomy and physics. His work in astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics. Gauss also worked in crystallography, optics, biostatistics, and Making mechanics.

Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick. Brunswick is what is now called West Germany. He was born to a peasant couple. Gauss's father didn't want Gauss to go to a University. In elementary school he soon impressed his teacher, who is said to have convinced Gauss's father that his son should be permitted to study with a view toward entering a university. In secondary school nobody recognize his is talent for math and science because he rapidly distinguished himself in ancient languages. When Gauss was 14 he impressed the duke of Brunswick with his computing skill. The duke was so impressed that he generously supported Gauss until his death in 1806.

Gauss conceived almost all his basic mathematical discoveries between the ages of 14 and 17. In 1791 he began to do totally new and innovative work in mathematics. In 1793-94 he did intensive research in number theory, especially on prime numbers. He made this his life's passion and is regarded as its modern founder.

Gauss studied at the University of Gottingen from 1795 to 1798. He soon decided to write a book on the theory of numbers. It appeared in 1801 under the title 'Disquisitiones arithmeticae'. This classic work usually is held to be Gauss's greatest accomplishment. Gauss discovered on March 30, 1796, that circle, using only compasses and straightedge the first such discovery in Euclidean construction in more than 2,000 years.

His interest turned to astronomy in April 1799, and that field occupied his attention for the remainder of his...

...CarlGauss was a man who is known for making a great deal breakthroughs in the wide variety of his work in both mathematics and physics. He is responsible for immeasurable contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy, and optics, as well as many more. The concepts that he himself created have had an immense influence in many areas of the mathematic and scientific world.
Carl...

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CarlFriedrichGauss
(1777 - 1855)
BIOGRAPHY
Karl FriedrichGauss was born in Brunswick, Germany in 1777. Gauss studied mathematics at the University of Gottingen from 1795 to 1798. He became the Director of the Gottingen Observatory from 1807 until his death. His father was a manual labourer but noticed his son's talents quite...

...Greetings, my fellows! I am Gauss, Johann CarlFriedrichGauss. I am a German mathematician and I contributed significantly to maths and physics. I was born on the 30th April 1777 in Braunschweig, Germany. Unfortunately, my mother was not well educated and could not read or write and could not record my date of birth. The only she remembered was that I was born on a Wednesday, eight days before the Feast of Ascension, which occurs 40...

...Nyguen
Algebra 2
15 march 2011
JOHANN CARLFRIEDRICHGAUSSCarlFriedrichGauss was a German mathematician and scientist who
dominated the mathematical community during and after his lifetime. His
outstanding work includes the discovery of the method of least squares, the
discovery of non-Euclidean geometry, and important contributions to the theory
of numbers. Born in Brunswick, Germany, on...

...Math-140
Activity 8.6 – Discussion: CarlFriedrichGaussCarlFriedrichGauss, “Prince of Mathematics”
For hundreds of years mathematics has played a significant role in the development of society, from organizing calendars to the latest method of encryption for the United States government computers. Civilization as we know it would be altered immensely if mathematics did not play such a...

...George Friedrich Bernhard Riemann was born the second of six children in Breselenz, a village near Dannenberg in the Kingdom of Hanover in what is today Germany, on September 17 1826. From a very young age, Riemann exhibited his exceptional skills, which included fantastic calculation abilities, however was shy and suffered numerous nervous break downs. Riemann went on to became a world redound mathematician. He became famous for his hypothesis, called the Riemann Hypothesis....

...Karl Gauss: Biography
Karl Gauss lived from 1777 to 1855. He was a German mathematician,
physician, and astronomer. He was born in Braunschweig, Germany, on April 30th,
1777. His family 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 calculations when he was only
three. Throughout the rest of his...

...Johann CarlFriedrichGauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Germany, to poor working class parents. His mother did not recorded the hate of his birth, she didn’t even remember the day he was born all she remembered was that it was eight days before the feast of the ascension, which happens 40 days after Easter Gauss ended up figuring out when he was born on his own. Gauss made his first ground breaking mathematical...

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