Pierre de Fermat

Pierre de Fermat (French: [pjɛːʁ dəfɛʁma]; 17[2] August 1601 (or 1607) – 12 Januar 1665) wis a French lawyer at the Parlement o Toulouse, Fraunce, an a mathematician that is gien credit for early developments that led tae infinitesimal calculus, includin his technique o adequality.

Pierre de Fermat
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Pierre de Fermat
Born17 August 1601 or 1607[1]
Beaumont-de-Lomagne, Fraunce
Died(1665-01-12)12 Januar 1665
(aged 63 or 57)
Castres, Fraunce
ResidenceFraunce
NaitionalityFrench
Alma materVarsity o Orléans (LL.B., 1626)
Kent forSee full leet
Nummer theory
Analytic geometry
Fermat's principle
Probability
Fermat's Last Theorem
Adequality
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics an Law
InfluencesFrançois Viète, Gerolamo Cardano, Diophantus

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Pierre de Fermat". The Mactutor History of Mathematics. Retrieved 29 Mey 2013.
  2. Křížek, M.; Luca, Florian; Somer, Lawrence (2001). 17 lectures on Fermat numbers: from number theory to geometry. CMS books in mathematics. Springer. p. v. ISBN 978-0-387-95332-8.