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January 26, 1697

On January 26, 1697, Sir Isaac Newton received Leibniz’s and Bernoulli’s six month time-limit problem. At that time, mathematicians were like rappers today, and were constantly challenging each other with math problems, trying to prove who had the biggest sets of postulates on the block. At the time, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and his student John … Continue reading

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