# Mathematician:Nathan Jacob Fine

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## Mathematician

American mathematician who worked on basic hypergeometric series.

Best known for his lecture notes on the subject which were used as a standard, until they were finally published as a book.

Solved the Jeep Problem in $1946$.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 22 October 1916 in Philadelphia
- Died: 18 November 1994 in Deerfield Beach, Florida

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1947:
*Binomial Coefficients Modulo a Prime*(*Amer. Math. Monthly***Vol. 54**: 589 – 592) www.jstor.org/stable/2304500 - 1988:
*Basic Hypergeometric Series and Applications*