Chase Crosby is a Kansas City area native, and received his Mathematics and Statistics B.A. from UMKC in December 2015.  He has since begun a career in the actuarial field at a local health insurance provider.  This paper was one of two major written assignments completed in the Spring 2015 semester for his writing-intensive History of Mathematics course taught by Dr. Richard Delaware.



Faculty sponsor:   Richard Delaware, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Missouri — Kansas City