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Pierre de Fermat: Biography, Facts & Quotes

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When Pierre De Fermat moved to Orléans, what area of study did he receive his degree in from the University of Orléans?

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

2. How much of his work did Pierre de Fermat publish?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to identify how much you know about Pierre de Fermat. You'll be assessed on aspects of his life like his education, profession and contributions to mathematics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to check your comprehension of:

  • The amount of work that Pierre de Fermat published
  • Fermat's most well-known theorem
  • Jobs that Fermat had
  • Area of study in which Fermat received his degree in from the University of Orléans

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about something scribbled alongside Fermat's last theorem
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Pierre de Fermat
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what Fermat is known for and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more if you use the lesson called Pierre de Fermat: Biography, Facts & Quotes. Use this lesson any time to complete these goals:

  • Review Fermat's early education
  • Determine how Fermat viewed math early on
  • Recognize the different areas of mathematics that Fermat contributed to, such as the modern theory of numbers
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