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Pierre de Fermat
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Pierre de Fermat
Born 17 August 1601 or 1607[1]
Beaumont-de-Lomagne, Fraunce
Died 12 Januar 1665(1665-01-12)
(aged 63 or 57)
Castres, Fraunce
Residence Fraunce
Naitionality French
Alma mater Varsity o Orléans (LL.B., 1626)
Kent for See full leet
Nummer theory
Analytic geometry
Fermat's principle
Fermat's Last Theorem
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics an Law
Influences François Viète, Gerolamo Cardano, Diophantus

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 wha is given credit for early developments that led tae infinitesimal calculus, includin his technique o adequality.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.