# Fermat

[fer-ma; English fer-mah] /fɛrˈma; English fɛrˈmɑ/

**noun**

1.

Pierre de

[pyer duh] /pyɛr də/ (Show IPA), 1601–65, French mathematician.

/fɜːˈmæt; French fɛrma/

**noun**

1.

Pierre de (pjɛr də). 1601–65, French mathematician, regarded as the founder of the modern theory of numbers. He studied the properties of whole numbers and, with Pascal, investigated the theory of probability

Fermat

(fěr-mä’)

French mathematician who is best known for his work on probability and on the properties of numbers. He formulated Fermat’s last theorem, which remained unsolved for over three hundred years.

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