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**Calculus**

**Winter 2013**

**Mr. Shone**

**Date Due: 12/3** at the end of class

**Work in the library:** Friday, 11/22, and 11/25, 11/26, 12/2, and 12/3

**Requirements:**

1. A minimum of 2-3 pages double-spaced typed

2. Solid paragraph form: topic sentences and 2 to 3 points in a paragraph

3. Full sentences; avoid comma splices and run-ons

4. Correct punctuation

5. Sustain a train of thought

6. Bibliography in MLA form; (use noodle tools) minimum 3 sources with 1 book

7. 1" margins and use a 12 point font

8. Rough draft due Monday, 12/2

**Structure:**

I. Short Introduction; suggest points to the mathematician's importance.

2. General facts about the life of the mathematician

3. Specific math done; must be able to talk intelligently about the math they did.

4. Conclusions and significance.

**Value:**

a) This paper will be worth the equivalent of one test grade

**List of possible Mathematicians:**

- Napier - Gauss - Cayley - Bernoulli - - Descartes - Euler - - d'Alembert - Hipparchus - Pascal - Legendre - de Fermat |
- Gibbs - Cauchy - Leibniz - de Moivre - Mersenne - - Fibonacci - Pythagoras - Kepler - Lagrange - Ramanujan - Chebyshev |