Date: Mar 25, 2000 1:47 PM
Author: Julio Gonzalez Cabillon
Subject: Re: [HM] L'Hopital, Pythagoras, Ptolemy and Hilbert

At 03:31 p.m. 16/03/00 -0500, Andrew Bowering typed:
| I am in my final year of a degree course in Mathematics and in need of
| big help. I have noticed the wealth of knowledge out there amongst
| you but now I need to tap into this knowledge. Firstly I need some
| examples of results which are not named after the people who derived
| them - ie - L'Hopital's rule, found by his tutor Johann Bernoulli.

Mind the "Boyer's Law" in the history of mathematics:

"Mathematical formulas and theorems are usually
not named after their original discoverers."

Best regards,
Julio Gonzalez Cabillon