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Pierre de Fermat

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

(1601–65; b. Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France; d. Castres, France)

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

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Pierre de Fermat

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

(1601–65; b. Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France; d. Castres, France)

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

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Fermat, Pierre de

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 521 words.

(1601–1665) French mathematician and physicist

Fermat was one of the leading mathematicians of the early 17th century although not a professional mathematician. Born at...

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de Fermat, Pierre

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

Usually alphabetized as *Fermat.

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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 137 words.

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

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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 143 words.

He is particularly famous for his ‘last theorem’, which he discovered in about 1637, and of which he claimed he had a ‘marvellous demonstration’. He died without revealing his proof and it...

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 81 words.

Cuius rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 81 words.

Cuius rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 81 words.

Cuius rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.

of ‘Fermat's last

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.

of ‘Fermat's last

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.

of ‘Fermat's last

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.

of ‘Fermat's last

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.

of ‘Fermat's last

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Pierre de Fermat (1601–65)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.

of ‘Fermat's last

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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 79 words.

Leading of the first half of the seventeenth century, remembered chiefly for his work in the theory of numbers, including

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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 83 words.

Leading mathematician of the first half of the 17th century, remembered chiefly for his work in the theory of numbers, including ...

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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

(1601–65)

French mathematician and physicist.

Fermat numbers

Fermat's last theorem

Fermat's...

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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 61 words.

With Pascal, Fermat formulated the theory of probability and, by showing that light travels along the shortest path (

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95. Pierre de Fermat to Kenelm Digby February [1656]/1657 (Fermat's Second Challenge in Number Theory)

Pierre Fermat.

Edited by Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba.

in Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703), Vol. 1: 1641–1659

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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165. Pierre de Fermat to Kenelm Digby June 1658

Pierre Fermat.

Edited by Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba.

in Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703), Vol. 1: 1641–1659

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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