Mathematician:Abraham de Moivre

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Mathematician

French mathematician best known for De Moivre's Formula.

Also noted for his work on the normal distribution and probability theory.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 26 May 1667 in Vitry-le-François, Champagne, France.
  • Died: 27 November 1754 in London, England.


Theorems

Results named for Abraham de Moivre can be found here.


Publications

  • 1718: Doctrine of Chances
  • 1722: De Fractionibus Algebraicis Radicalitate Immunibus ad Fractiones Simpliciores Reducendis, Deque Summandis Terminis Quarumdam Serierum Aequali Intervallo a Se Distantibus (Phil. Trans. Vol. 32: 162 – 178)  www.jstor.org/stable/103594


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