Arstechnica | A character quiz for fanatics of math and historical past: Are you a Newton or a Leibniz?

Arch-rivals Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz famously fought over the credit for inventing calculus.

Enlarge / Arch-rivals Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz famously fought over the credit score for inventing calculus. (credit score: Ben Orlin)

Math instructor Ben Orlin writes and attracts the (aptly named) weblog Math With Drawings and is the creator of a brand new guide, Trade is the Handiest Consistent: The Knowledge of Calculus in a Madcap International. To mark its e-newsletter, he devised this entertaining accompanying quiz. You’ll be able to learn the Ars interview with Orlin here.

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