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# History of Calculus

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### What method did Eudoxus use to calculate areas and volumes?

• Method of integration
• Method of differentiation
• Method of exhaustion (correct)
• Method of limits
• ### Who further developed the ideas of Eudoxus and introduced heuristics, laying the groundwork for the invention of calculus?

• Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
• Isaac Newton
• Archimedes (correct)
• Eudoxus
• ### When did the controversy over priority regarding the invention of calculus start?

• Late 18th century (1799)
• Early 18th century (1711)
• Mid 17th century (1655)
• Late 17th century (1699) (correct)
• ### What method did Eudoxus use to calculate areas and volumes?

<p>Method of exhaustion</p> Signup and view all the answers

### In which century did the controversy over the priority of inventing calculus start?

<p>Late 17th century</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Who independently invented calculus and the fundamental theorem of calculus in the 17th century?

<p>Isaac Newton</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the significance of the Egyptian Moscow papyrus in relation to calculus?

<p>It predated the work of Eudoxus and Archimedes in calculating areas and volumes.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### In what way did the Egyptian Moscow papyrus differ from the method of exhaustion used by Eudoxus?

<p>It did not use deductive reasoning in the derived formulas for calculations.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What was the impact of the Egyptian Moscow papyrus on the development of calculus?

<p>It provided a basis for Eudoxus and Archimedes to develop their methods for area and volume calculations.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What distinguishes the Egyptian Moscow papyrus from the work of Archimedes?

<p>It predates Archimedes' contributions to the calculation of areas and volumes.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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