**Q. The 20 Dollar Question.**

**This man was one of the**

**greatest mathematicians.**

**Calculate the age**

**Leonhard Euler was when**

**he died.**

**A.**1983

**Q. The 30 Dollar Question.**

**Pierre de Fermat was a very**

**gifted French mathematician.**

**How old was he when he died?**

**A.**76√

**Q. The 30 Dollar Question.**

**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?**

**A.**64 √

**Q. The 30 Dollar Question.**

**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?**

**A.**41 √

**Q. 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.**

**A.**84 √

**Q. The 40 Dollar Question.**

**Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz**

**was a German maths**

**person who became**

**famous for his work**

**in inventing calculus.**

**How old was he when he**

**died.**

**A.**70 √

**Q. The 40 Dollar Question.**

**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?**

**Q.**55 √

**Q. 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?**

**A.**81 √

**Q. The 50 Dollar Question.**

**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 ?

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 ?

**A.**66 √

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