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Isaac Barrow - English Mathematician

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Calculus

Mrs. Tian

Nov15th 2011

We all know that Isaac Newton is one of the most famous English physicist. He has made a tremendous effort in the scientific world. However, Newton also has been recognized as a great mathematician. He was the one who invented Calculus. Newton acknowledged that "If I have seen future than other man, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." Isaac Barrow is one of the "giants" that Newton mentioned, the another one is Pierre Fermat. they have played the main character when Newton develop his great work, he made Newton success.

Isaac Barrow was English mathematician. He focused on studying and researching the classics and mathematics in his entire life. He got a degree in Trinity College, Cambridge. Then he went for teaching geometry in Cambridge. After 2 years later, he became the Lucasia professor in there. During that Period, he also published two famous mathematical books "lections mathematics, and Lections geometry". Barrow, And then he had focused on his new discovery. He actually figured out the way of finding the tangent line, and because of this giant, and his way to find tangent line, and because of all that, Newton successfully invented calculus.

We all know that Isaac Newton is one of the most famous English physicist. He has made a tremendous effort in the scientific world. However, Newton also has been recognized as a great mathematician. He was the one who invented Calculus. Newton acknowledged that "If I have seen future than other man, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." Isaac Barrow is one of the "giants" that Newton mentioned, the another one is Pierre Fermat. they have played the main character when Newton develop his great work, he made Newton success.

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