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Pierre de Fermat PIERRE DE FERMAT Yogita Chellani Term Paper, History of Mathematics, Rutgers The French mathematician Pierre de Fermat(1601-1665) was possibly the most productive mathematician of his era, making many contributions, some of which were to calculus, number theory, and the law of refraction. We will surv

Pierre de Fermat (1601 - 1665) Pierre de Fermat (1601 - 1665) From `A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (4th edition, 1908) by W. W. Rouse Ball. While Descartes was laying the foundations of analytical geometry, the same subject was occupying the attention of another and not less distinguished Frenchman. Thi

Pierre de Fermat Born: 1601 in Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France Died: Jan 12, 1665 (at age 60 or 61), in Castres, France Nationality: French Famous For: Fermat’s Last Theorem Pierre de Fermat, one of the prominent mathematicians of the 17th century, is better known for his contribution towards development of infinite

Famous ScientistsHome Top 100 Scientists List of Scientists Blog Pierre de Fermat c. 1607 – 1665. Pierre de Fermat was one of the greatest mathematicians in history, making highly significant contributions to a wide range of mathematical topics. He was a guiding light in the invention of calculus; he independent

Encyclopædia Britannica Subscribe Log In · Join In the News Spotlight Demystified Quizzes Galleries Lists Search Click here to search Pierre de FermatFrench mathematician Written By: Carl B. Boyer Last Updated: 4-27-2001 Pierre de Fermat, (born August 17, 1601, Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France—died January 1

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Pierre de Fermat August (or January was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse , France , and a mathematician who is given credit for early developments that led to infinitesimal calculus , including his technique of adequality . In particular, he is recognized for his discovery of an original method of finding t

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