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Gauss proved the parallel postulate using only a straightedge.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Submitted November 13 -- in Mathematics -- by rossi

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


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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.


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Submitted June 04 -- in Mathematics -- by Anonymous

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


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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.


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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.


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Submitted June 09 -- in Mathematics -- by Win

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Riemann stole a proof from Gauss' book, but he couldn't understand it and called it Riemann's hypothesis.


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Submitted June 02 -- in Mathematics -- by phantom_math

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