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Author:MacTutor Math History Archives
Description: Linked essay describing the work on perfect numbers from Pythagoras through Euclid, Nicomachus, the Arabs, Cataldi, Descartes, Mersenne, Fermat, Euler, Barlow, Catalan, Cole, and others; with other web sites and 20 references (books/articles).

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Prime Numbers, History and Biography

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