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Whenever Gauss played tennis, he made sure first to comb all the fur on the ball smoothly.


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Submitted September 01 -- in Mathematics -- by christianp

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Gauss doesn't do Lagrange multiplers - for him there are no constraints!


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Submitted August 07 -- in Mathematics -- by Greg A

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Gauss can prove theorems by using induction on the reals.


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Submitted August 07 -- in Mathematics -- by ~|'-'|~

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What Fermat meant to say was in fact: "(...) I have found a remarkable proof of this fact in Gauss's notebook, but He used wider margins than this book does."


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Submitted July 21 -- in Mathematics -- by Zeissmann

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The Millennium Problems are trivial. That's why Gauss never bothered to prove them - he left them as an exercise for the reader.


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Submitted July 28 -- in Mathematics -- by Zeissmann

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There is no Nobel Prizes in Mathematics because Gauss earned them all the first year Nobel was giving them.


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Submitted November 13 -- in Mathematics -- by Manzano

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Gauss used to refer to complex numbers as "Not necessarily real but just as simple" numbers


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Submitted November 13 -- in Mathematics -- by CMSwalaRossi

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Gauss once hurt Kroniker's ego by telling him "Actually, God gave us just the transcendental numbers; the rest are man's approximations".


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Submitted November 13 -- in Mathematics -- by CMSwalaRossi

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Gauss can find non-cyclic Abelian groups of order n where n does not have repeating prime factors.


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Submitted July 17 -- in Mathematics -- by CMSwalaRossi

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Gauss knows the real value of log(-1)


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Submitted June 22 -- in Mathematics -- by MetalGeek

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