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Synonyms for Fermat

French mathematician who founded number theory

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We want to see this last fraction as a'+b'/c' where [a' b' c'] is the very next Fermat triple.
But in the space of single letter on August 24, 1654, Pascal and Fermat would prove them wrong and in doing so, demonstrate to all who came after them that it was actually possible to predict future events.
Pierre de Fermat (1601-1665) was a famous mathematician who founded modern number theory, analytic geometry (together with Descartes), and introduced the precursor of the q-integral.
In a remote old warehouse, the group is greeted by the elderly Fermat, who then gets a phone summons to hospital.
El problema consistio en que Fermat afirmo tener una prueba que nunca se encontro.
They're running out of oxygen and hurtling toward a rather nasty re-entry into Earth's atmosphere unless Alan and Fermat can solve the problem.
Desde hace mucho tiempo, el ultimo teorema de Fermat es uno de los desafios principales a los que se ha visto enfrentada la comunidad de los matematicos.
This conjecture was written by Fermat in the margin of a book around 1630, and Fermat claimed to have discovered a proof, but he did not have space to write it in the page margin.
1180) which was at the level of seventeenth century mathematicians like Descartes and Fermat, could not go farther without the invention of an effective and new symbolism.
Conjectured by Fermat around 1650, it says we can, for example, be sure the equation [8.
SML's Fermat transformation technology identifies key business rules and original logical design within Assembler, to assist migration.
FERMAT WROTE HIS LAST Theorem, the Holy Grail of higher mathematics, in the margin of his copy of a text by a Greek mathematician of the third century AD, Diophantus, next to a discussion about splitting a squared number into two squares.
In his Geometrie (1637) Descartes, although objecting to the "barbarous" notation of Arabic algebraists, followed Viete (who, surprisingly, is omitted from this History's biobibliographical index) and extended his analytic programme, drawing on Apollonius's Conics, as did Pierre de Fermat in his roughly contemporary work on plane and solid loci (726-30).
The French mathematician Pierre de Fermat (1601-1665) had a bad habit of not publishing but of scribbling hasty notes in margins of books or of writing casually about his discoveries in letters to his friends.
The distinctive element of the Little Fermat computer is its ability to rapidly manipulate numbers that are millions of digits long.