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Pierre de Fermat

Mathematician Pierre de Fermat was born 410 years ago today, as we learn from the Google doodle of the day. The doodle recreates Fermat’s Last Theorem, which he left scribbled in the margin of a book. Fermat’s claim left mathematicians puzzled for over 350 years — as mathematicians proved it true for many sets of possible [...]

Gauss Facts

Move over, Chuck Norris. There’s a new tough guy in town and his name is Gauss ( I hear he can do a little math). Here are his facts: Fermat once made Gauss angry. The result…Fermat’s Last Theorem. Gauss didn’t discover the normal distribution, nature conformed to his will. Gauss can get to the other side of a [...]