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Let Me Introduce You To.....

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Eldadina Santos

on 9 May 2014

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Vital Statistics:
- Name: Pierre De Fermat
- Lifespan: 1601-1665
- Birthplace: Beaumont-De-Lomagne, France
- Age of Death: 63
Historic world events that occurred during his life...
During his life....
-1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va (1607)
- Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims.
-Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) founded(1636).
Marital and Family Status:
-Pierre had one brother and two sisters.
-He was also married to Louise Du Long.
-He had five children.
-One of his Occupations was that he worked in analytic geometry.
-Obtained a technique for finding the centers of gravity of various plane and solid figures which lead to his further work in quadrature.
Contributions To Mathematics:
-Pierre went to College de Navarre i Montauban.
-He also went to the University of Orleans the year of 1623.
Works Cited

Let Me Introduce You To.....
Pierre De Fermat

Interesting Events from his life.
-He was the first person known to have evaluated the integral of general power functions.
-A highly prestigious school in Toulouse is named after him as ‘Lycee Pierre De Fermat’
-There is also a statue of him at the Capitole of Toulouse made by the French sculptor Theophile Barrau.

-Recognized for discovery of orginal method of finding the greatest and smallest ordinates of curved lines and his research to number theory and he's also known for Fermat's Last Theorem.
De Fermat's Last theorem..
Fermat's Last theorem, also called Fermat's Great Theorem, States that there are no natural numbers (1,2,3...) x,y,z such that X^n+Y^n=Z^n, in which n is a natural number greater than 2. For example, if n=3, Fermat's theorem states that no natural numbers x,y,and z exist such that x^3+Y^3=Z^3
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