Gottfried Leibniz: Biography & Contributions to Math


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Who discovered infinitesimal calculus?

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1. What was Leibniz's greatest contribution to the discovery of mathematics?

2. Which two numbers are used in the binary number system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gottfried Leibniz made several contributions to math, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help assess your knowledge of the most important concepts he gave to the field.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the assessment you'll be tested on:

  • Digits used in the binary number system
  • Converting numbers to the binary number system
  • Books Leibniz authored

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - practice converting a number to the binary number system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you gained regarding book titles by Leibniz and their subjects
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who discovered infinitesimal calculus and how

Additional Learning

To review biographical information about Gottfried Leibniz, read the corresponding lesson called Gottfried Leibniz: Biography & Contributions to Math. The lesson addresses:

  • Basic concepts of infinitesimal calculus
  • Leibniz's contributions to philosophy
  • His ideas that were in use up to the 1970s
  • Steps for converting numbers to the binary number system