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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It was first considered by the Greek mathematician Diophantus of Alexandria in the third century, who has discovered beautiful properties of the set {1, 33, 68,105}.
He emphasizes two sets of problems named after Diophantus of Alexandria (fl.
which Pierre de Fermat famously quoted in margin of his copy of the Arithmetica by Diophantus of Alexandria in 1637.