Willard Gibbs: Biography & Quotes


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What college did Willard Gibbs attend?

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1. Willard Gibbs was the first ever student to receive a Ph.D. in what field?

2. Fill in the blank: One of his famous quotes is, 'Mathematics is _____.'

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The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool designed to check your comprehension of Willard Gibbs. This man's life and his significance are topics on the quiz.

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  • Where Willard Gibbs went to college
  • Subject Gibbs was the first to receive a Ph.D. in
  • The number of children this man had
  • When Gibbs published his first paper

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