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Good Friday Math

Is it possible for Good Friday to fall on the 13th? Source: http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/52364.html From: Susan Melanson Subject: Good Friday on the Thirteenth How many times has Good Friday fallen on the 13th? I have looked at your formulas and don’t … Continue reading

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Carl Friedrich Gauss

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Friedrich_Gauss Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (/ɡaʊs/; German: Gauß, pronounced [ɡaʊs] ( listen); Latin: Carolus Fridericus Gauss) (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician and physical scientist who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, … Continue reading

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Gotthold Eisenstein (Mathematician)

Gotthold Eisenstein (Mathematician) *Not Einstein! Ferdinand Gotthold Max Eisenstein (16 April 1823 – 11 October 1852) was a German mathematician. He specialized in number theory and analysis, and proved several results that eluded even Gauss. Like Galois and Abel before … Continue reading

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