François Viète

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François Viète
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François Viète, French mathematician
Born1540
Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée, Fraunce
Died23 Februar 1603 (aged 62–63)
Paris, Fraunce
NaitionalityFrench
Alma materVarsity o Poitiers (LL.B., 1559)
Kent forFirst notation o new algebra
Scientific career
FieldsAlgebra
InfluencesRamus
InfluencedPierre de Fermat
SignaturSignatureFrViète.svg

François Viète (Laitin: Franciscus Vieta; 1540 – 23 Februar 1603), Seigneur de la Bigotière, wis a French mathematician whase wirk on new algebra wis an important step towards modren algebra, due tae its innovative uise o letters as parameters in equations.