algebra- Mathematician Rene Descartes

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Today we will look at the story of the father of modern geometry. A man who studied the ideas of the past, tried them out did his own research and came up with ideas that changed how mathematicians saw Geometry.

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Today we will look at the story of the father of modern geometry. A man who studied the ideas of the past, tried them out did his own research and came up with ideas that changed how mathematicians saw Geometry.Today we will talk about Rene Descartes. Rene was born in Paris over 500 years ago, his mother died when he was just an infant and when he turned 8 his father sent him to boarding school. He liked school and he worked hard. However due to his delicate health he was allowed to lie in bed until late in the mornings. This is a habit of his for many years, he did break this habit, but we shall talk about this later. When he visited his friend Pascal in 1647 he told him that the only way to do good work in mathematics and to preserve his health was never to allow anyone to make him get up in the morning before he felt ready to do so, what do you think?Rene graduated from sc

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