Diophantus

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Diophantus

(ˌdaɪəʊˈfæntəs)
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(Biography) 3rd century ad, Greek mathematician, noted for his treatise on the theory of numbers, Arithmetica
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Noun1.Diophantus - Greek mathematician who was the first to try to develop an algebraic notation (3rd century)
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The Greek name of Anu-uballit--Kephalon's wife, Antiochis, considered together with Diophantos, the Greek name that her father bears, suggests she is ethnically Greek.
Fermat was also very much influenced by Apollonius, Pappus, and Diophantos [42, p.