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Marquee Collection#23 January 17, 2010

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Q. Identify the mathematician and his contribution to the world of mathematics. (Hint: We all have used them in school)

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Ans.: John Venn and the Venn Diagrams.

John Venn

John Venn

Venn’s main area of interest was logic and he published three texts on the subject. He wrote The Logic of Chance which introduced the frequency interpretation or frequency theory of probability in 1866, Symbolic Logic which introduced the Venn diagrams in 1881, and The Principles of Empirical Logic in 1889.

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1. devendra prabhune - January 17, 2010

I THINK,HE IS JOHN NAPIER,INVENTOR OG LOG TABLES.

2. Ravi Kiran - January 22, 2010

Laplace


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