Definition of Fermat, Pierre de in English:

Fermat, Pierre de

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Pronunciation: /ˈfəːmɑː
, fɛʀma/
( 1601–65), French mathematician. His work on curves led directly to the general methods of calculus introduced by Newton and Leibniz. He is also recognized as the founder of the theory of numbers.

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