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Fermat, Pierre de

Syllabification: Fer·mat, Pierre de
Pronunciation: /ferˈmä
 
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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 Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz. He is also recognized as the founder of the modern theory of numbers.

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