WONDER #224: What Is Infinity?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is an example of an infinite decimal?

  1. lemniscate
  2. monkey theorem
  3. pi
  4. circumference

Question 2 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. The universe is infinitely large.
  2. Infinity is the word used to describe something that goes on forever; it is used in several fields.
  3. According to the infinite monkey theorem, anything is possible.
  4. Pi is an infinite decimal.

Question 3 of 3

Who was the first person to use the infinity symbol?

  1. Isaac Newton
  2. René Déscartes
  3. Albert Einstein
  4. John Wallis

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