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What is the earliest use of the $\perp\!\!\!\!\perp$ symbol in statistics to denote statistical independence?

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Could a "field" have non-commutative multiplication originally?

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Why is the Sophie Germain Identity called thus?

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First example of regularization

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Formal logic as a synonym to syllogistic logic, or as a name for the study of logic?

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Who, between Cayley and Hamilton, first worked on the theorem that bears their name?

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Context of the discovery of ultraproducts

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The term "constant" in "integration by parts" ("partielle Integration")

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What or who is Peloritan in the name "Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti"?

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Early uses of the word "operator" in mathematics

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What was the significance of Eisenstein's discovery of invariants?

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