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Isaac Newton

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Barry Lu

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His Family
His family consists of his father also named Isaac Newton, who died 3 months before he was born and 2 stepsisters, one named Mary, the other named Hannah. His mother, is also named Hannah. They lived in the Woolsthorpe Manor.
Before his birth, his father had died, so his mother remarried another man when Isaac was 3 years old. He had to live with his grandmother because his mom went to live with her new husband. At age 12, Isaac reunites with his mother after her second husband had died. With her, she brought 2 daughters and 1 son.
Date of Birth: January 4, 1643
Date of Death: March 20, 1727
He Enrolled at Kings School but was pulled out by his mother, so he can become a farmer, but because he did terrible, he was sent back to Kings School.
He received his bachelor’s degree in 1665.Then, The School was closed down because of the plague. Luckily, in 1667 when the plague subsided, the school reopened, and Isaac went back to school. He received his master’s degree in 1668 after working hard.
In 1669, Isaac Newton had succeeded Isaac Barrow and became Lucasion Professor of Mathematics for the next 18 years.
Isaac Newton's Education
He was then sent to Trinity College, at the University of Cambridge after his uncle convinced his mother to send him there.
Contribution to the world
Sir Isaac Newton was one of the inventors of calculus.He shares the credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the development of differential and integral calculus.Calculus is a particular method for calculating the changes of problems in math based on the base of change, and accumulation.It is also a way to solve complex problems that normal mathematics cannot solve.
The impact of calculus was so great, we use calculus to build houses, make electronics, create mechanics, make furniture, and almost everything that involves complex mathematical things we use in our daily lives.
Interesting Facts About Isaac Newton.
1.Not only was Sir Isaac Newton Interested in math, physics, and astronomy, he was also interested in alchemy, theology, and mysticism.
2.The first functional telescope in the history of reflecting telescope was developed by Newton in 1668.
3.He published all 3 books of his Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica between 1686 and 1687
Sir Isaac Newton
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