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Gauss once played himself in a zero-sum game and won $50.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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Imaginary numbers are simply those that Gauss has not deemed worthy of existence.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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For Gauss, arithmetic is consistent AND complete.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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There are no Fermat Primes greater than 65,537 because Gauss saw that Fermat was on to something, and well…he put an end to that.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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“Uncountably Infinite” was a phrase coined to explain the intelligence of Gauss.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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Gauss can get to the other side of a Möbius strip.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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Gauss can trisect an angle with a straightedge and compass.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Logic_Nest

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Gauss didnít discover the normal distribution, nature conformed to his will.


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Submitted February 22 -- in Statistics -- by Matt

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Gauss never needs the axiom of choice.


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