Unformatted text preview: (b) Daniel’s father was a famous mathematician (along with his uncle and two of his broth-ers). The father strongly resisted Daniel’s desire to go into mathematics, believing that there was no money in it. Fortunately, Daniel disobeyed. But his father turned sinister and tried to steal some of his son’s best work in 1738, publishing it under his own name. (The “Bernoulli Equation” is, in fact, named after Daniel, not his father, as his father would have had history believe.) In one word, what was the title of this work? You may ﬁnd the following webpages convenient for historical questions about mathematics and mathematicians: http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/...
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- Leonhard Euler, Daniel Bernoulli, Bernoulli's principle, Mathematics Problem Set, Mathematics E2101y Introduction