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Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199679591
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191759024
Fermat, Pierre de (1601–65)

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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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Subjects: Pure Mathematics

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