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Mathematicians Research Project Objective: Due 3/1/2019 (major grade) The purpose of this assignment is to acquaint students with the history of a famous mathematician and discover his/her contributions to modern mathematics. It is important to focus on the networks of communications that were developed between many of these people. The student should examine the background and living conditions of the mathematician. The student should examine what drove these scholars and other interests they may have had. The student should also explore the most interesting aspects of the person researched. The student should make note of the time period in which the mathematician made their contributions, and what else was happening from a historical vantage point. The student should highlight the main contributions to mathematics the mathematician made, then focus on one to research further and get the best understanding of. This contribution to mathematics will be the main focus of the student’s poster board along with an overview of the mathematician’s background. Requirements: • Write a 3 page double-spaced paper (in addition to the title page and works cited page) in 12 point Times New Roman font, with one inch margins, on a famous mathematician. Requirements: • Write a 3 page double-spaced paper (in addition to the title page and works cited page) in 12 point Times New Roman font, with one inch margins, on a famous mathematician. • The report must include the following information: o Dates of birth and death of the mathematician o Places of birth and death o Living conditions as a child/family life o Educational background o Additional biographical information where applicable o Most significant contribution(s) to the field of mathematics o Relevance of contribution(s) to mathematics today o Works Cited in MLA format: MLA Guide (the citation page and title page do NOT count as part of your 3 pages) The paper MUST be submitted in the Google Classroom. I will be running a plagiarism check. Anything above 25% plagiarism is a zero. Quotes must be cited!!!!! You may NOT write about Einstein or Newton