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Fermat, Pierre de

Line breaks: Pierre de Fer¦mat
Pronunciation: /ˈfəːmɑː
 
, fɛʀma/

Definition of Fermat, Pierre de in English:

( 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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