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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Graham Upton and Ian Cook

in A Dictionary of Statistics

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199541454
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726866
Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

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He is particularly famous for his ‘last theorem’, which he discovered in about 1637, and of which he claimed

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Subjects: Probability and Statistics

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