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Here are the names of 30 famous mathematicians given as anagrams with pictures which might help you find the first two.

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As a class or club project you might like to find as many of the names as you can. To help you with this search you could use some history of maths websites or library books. From these sources you could also find out when these famous mathematicians lived and what they discovered.

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  1. YO KAVAK SLAVE
  2. WONNET
  3. TRAFEM
  4. INNESTIE
  5. STAYGORAPH
  6. PAY THAI
  7. DICUEL
  8. CLASPA
  9. DECRAMIESH
  10. ENZO
  11. ANA RUN JAM
  12. ZEILBIN
  13. LERPEK
  14. ORIEFUR
  15. INKLE
  16. AGLERGAN
  17. CLAPALE
  18. SCARDEEST
  19. YECLAY
  20. OLOBE
  21. SASUG
  22. SAILGO
  23. REELU
  24. YACHUC
  25. BELA
  26. SOPISNO
  27. SEBLES
  28. NARCAD
  29. THE RONE
  30. BERTHIL