The Month in Math: February

Interested in the highlights from the historical world of mathematics for the month of February?  How about the answers to these questions?

  • In 1650, which famous mathematician catches a cold while tutoring the Queen of Sweden?  (He dies 10 days later.)
  •  What strange coincidence occurs at the moment of Gauss‘ death?

Click here to find the answers to these questions and more:  February

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