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Topic: Why did Pell's equation wrongly named?
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Milo Gardner

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Re: Why did Pell's equation wrongly named?
Posted: Jan 31, 2012 9:55 AM
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The history of math speaks for itself by reading each equation as originally written. There are many would be 'revisionists' that dot the historical landscape ... I follow Gauss' advise ... read the ancient text as written and authorship and math issues come into sharp fccus.



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