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Monday, December 16, 2019

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I don’t understand why so many students said the second question is true.
It is 100% false.
There was only one French mathematician said Newton was the greatest genius ever, while the others only considers Newton one of the most influential people in human history.

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I CORRECT MY MISTAKE

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Newton's Principia is recognised as a groundbreaking text in its field.
= His... Principia, published in 1687, ...lays the groundwork for most of classical mechanics.

2. False
Many experts regard Newton as the greatest genius the world has seen.
= French mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange often said that Newton was the greatest genius who ever lived.

3. False
Newton wrote that he had achieved everything without the help of others.
= Newton... famously writing in a letter...: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

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i THINK IT'S NG F NG

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Hi everyone.

It is very tricky questions for me.

1,True
a groundbreaking text in its field=lays the groundwork for most of classical mechanics

2,True
Many experts=many scholars,
one of the most influential people in human history=the greatest genius the world has seen.

3,NG
achieved everything without the help of others... there is no information about it

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CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. TRUE
'lays the groundwork' and 'groundbreaking' give the same idea (even if they don't mean EXACTLY the same thing) - don't "over-think" this question.

2. NOT GIVEN
We only read about one expert who says Newton was the greatest genius - we don't know what other experts think.

3. FALSE
'standing on the shoulders of giants' means that his work depended on the previous work of other scientists (don't "over-think" this question - Newton clearly relied on other people's work, and this is a kind of help).

1.TRUE
2.NOT GIVEN
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Dear Saimon Sir,

My answer are as follows:
(1) Not Given: There is no specific information recognisation whether it be ground-breaking.
(2)True:By many scholars and members of the general public and even his friend said that Newton was the greatest genius who ever lived.
(3)False:He has been modest of his own achievements,and to see him further is actually by standing on the shoulders of giants.

If I am mistaken, please clarify !

Regards,
Shuvo

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1- True
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(Thanh Phuong)

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1. Not given
Because the text mentions his principia is the groundwork but doesn't mention about its invention.

2. False
Since only one mathematician said he is the most genius person who has ever lived.

3.False
Edison's sentence in the letter means he used giants' background.


1. True
(...is one of the most important scientific books ever written. It lays the groundwork for most of classical mechanics)

2. Not Given
(Newton is considered by many scholars and members of the general public to be one of the most influential people in human history. French mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange often said that Newton was the greatest genius who ever lived)
=> this means many experts regard Newton as one of the most influential people NOT the greatest genius and just one person believe he was the the greatest genius. So there is no information that Many experts regard Newton as the greatest genius the world has seen.

3. False
(“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”)

1. T groundbreaking = groundwork.
2. NG Many experts # only one expert
3. F without the help of others =/ by standing on the shoulders of giants

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HI
1-TRUE
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3-NOT GIVEN

AND HOW CAN I FIND THE FINAL ANSWERS?

My answer is
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NG...i do not know others thinking
NG...we can know only that Newton thought himself genius not that he worked everything by himself.

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