__The 20 dollar question__This man was one of the

greatest mathematicians.

Calculate the age

Leonhard Euler was when

he died.

**76√**

__The 30 dollar question__Pierre de Fermat was a very

gifted French mathematician.

How old was he when he died?

**64√**

Sofia Kovalevskaya was an

outstanding mathematician who was a

Russian and very popular.

She was born in Moscow in 1850 and

died in Stockholm in 1891.

How long did she live for?

**41√**

__The 40 Dollar Question__Sir Isaac Newton was

one of the greatest

mathematicians of

all time.

He was born in England

on Christmas day.

How long did he live

for?

**84√**

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

was a German maths

person who became

famous for his work

in inventing calculus.

How old was he when he

died?

**70√**

Sophie Germain lived all her life in

Paris. She was a brilliant

mathematician. A street in Paris is

named after her – and perhaps also

a football club!

Sophie lived from 1776 to 1831.

How long did she live for?

**55√**

__The 50 Dollar Question.__Maria Agnesi was born in Italy in

1718. She was eldest in a family of

21 children!

Maria was a very bright and

intelligent student. She could speak

5 different languages before she

was 9 years old !

She became an outstanding maths

person and was the first professor

of mathematics at a University.

Maria died in 1799.

How old was she?

**81√**

Ernest Rutherford is New

Zealand’s greatest

scientist. He was awarded

the Noble Prize in

Chemistry in 1908.

Lord Rutherford was also

a mathematician. While at

University in 1892 he

taught mathematics at

Christchurch Boys’ High School.

How many years did Ernest Rutherford live for?

**66√**

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