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Gauss can derivate f(X) = |x| at x=0.


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Submitted December 06 -- in Mathematics -- by Monty

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When Gauß died, he did not leave any conjectures but excersises.


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Submitted December 03 -- in Mathematics -- by Rene

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Gauss can draw every non-Lebesgue-measurable set.


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Submitted November 12 -- in Mathematics -- by Algebr4

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Gauss can choose one sock from infinity pairs without the Axiom of Choice.


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Submitted November 04 -- in Mathematics -- by Randy

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Gauss can construct a set with sqrt(-2) elements.


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Submitted October 27 -- in Mathematics -- by Ustun Y.

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Gauss can grow corn in Z6


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Submitted October 27 -- in Mathematics -- by Adam

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Gauss can draw circles with a straight edge and lines with a compass


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Submitted May 06 -- in Mathematics -- by Celeb

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Gauss once proved the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra by explicitly writing out every nonconstant polynomial over the complex numbers and writing each as a product of linear factors.


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Submitted March 18 -- in Mathematics -- by Ravi

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Gauss knows the last digit of pi!


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Submitted March 11 -- in Mathematics -- by NickyT

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Leonhard Euler: math's ultimate identity thief. (Gauss probably should have been more careful about letting just anyone swipe e to the i pi.)


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Submitted March 06 -- in Mathematics -- by alanrobinski

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