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Can you name the mathematicians?
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known for his 'little theorem'; stated his 'Last Theorem'; discovered methods for finding maxima and minima of functions
French
proved the Taniyama-Shimura conjecture; corollary of that result established Fermat's Last Theorem
British
invented calculus; generalized the binomial theorem; three laws of motion
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invented calculus and binary numbers; helped establish boolean algebra and symbolic logic
German
'Prince of Mathematicians'; came up with a formula for summation of a series
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introduced the modern notation for e; linked four of math's most important constants
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proved infinitude of prime numbers; wrote the textbook on geometry called Elements
Alexandrian Greek
best known for his two incompleteness theorems
Austrian
known for his 'Eureka moment'; accurately estimated pi
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