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**Rules**: A Gauss fact is a short and usually absurd claim about Gauss's intelligence. - - If your fact isn't published on our website, don't feel offended, and thank you!

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**Rules**: A Gauss fact is a short and usually absurd claim about Gauss's intelligence. - - If your fact isn't published on our website, don't feel offended, and thank you!

**Category**: Mathematics

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Gauss proved the parallel postulate using only a straightedge.

Submitted June 17 -- in Mathematics -- by Anonymous

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Gauss can had a 3 colour theorem proof, but liked the colour blue so kept four colours.

Submitted June 09 -- in Mathematics -- by Jack

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Once in his free time, Gauss found about a hundred distinct imaginary numbers on the real line.

Submitted June 13 -- in Mathematics -- by rossi

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Gauss can construct a regular (a+ib)-gon for any a,b in R using just a straight-edge and compass.

Submitted November 13 -- in Mathematics -- by rossi

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Gauss can prove the consistency of the axioms within the system.

Submitted June 04 -- in Mathematics -- by Anonymous

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Gauss doesn't integrate with respect to x, x differentiates with respect to gauss.

Submitted June 04 -- in Mathematics -- by Anonymous

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Gauss never proved a theorem, they're all lemmas for him.

Submitted November 13 -- in Mathematics -- by bb

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Gauss once managed to square the circle, using only his fingernails and a piece of chocolate.

Submitted June 04 -- in Mathematics -- by Montgomery

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What Tom Lehrer left out: Lobachevsky learned the secret of success in mathematics from Gauss.

Submitted June 09 -- in Mathematics -- by Win

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