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Who first proved that there is no five-digit perfect number?

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Pefsu problem explanation

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Yuktibhāṣā, 16th century, first modern proof of $\frac{\pi}4=\int_0^1 \frac{dt}{1+t^2}=\sum_{n\ge 0} \frac{(-1)^n}{2n+1}$

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What was Richard Courant's saying about mathematical research apart from applications?

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Source of a Quote by M. Stone on Poincaré and Bourbaki

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What is the historical significance of Riemann’s discovery of non-flat metrics?

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Reference for "A manifold is a topological space which satisfies a long series of axioms."

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What contributions to mathematics did Napoleon make?

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Related concept for this equation?

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Who introduced the Principle of Mathematical Induction for the first time?

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Origin of Catalan numbers and original intuition of the first interpretation and proofs

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Were 3-dimensional split-complex numbers ever described in literature?

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Kronecker vs Cantor — who won?

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Why did Kronecker develop the "adjoining a root" construction?

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