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

References eedit

  1. "Pierre de Fermat". The Mactutor History of Mathematics. Archived frae the original on 6 November 2013. 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.