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December 6th, 2017, 07:16 PM  #1 
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I wrote 868 books and articles. I was blind. I work on useful math and pure math. Who am I?

December 6th, 2017, 07:41 PM  #2 
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Leonhard Euler

December 6th, 2017, 07:42 PM  #3 
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Yes.

December 6th, 2017, 07:48 PM  #4 
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Who is the person that argument with Euler about the existence of god?

December 7th, 2017, 03:25 AM  #5 
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Allegedly, Denis Diderot.

December 7th, 2017, 03:28 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Nov 2011 Posts: 222 Thanks: 2  riddle number 3 on Euler
Right! Who said "Read Euler, read Euler, he is our master in everything"? 
December 7th, 2017, 08:58 AM  #7 
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It was written (in French) by PierreSimon Laplace.

December 7th, 2017, 09:29 AM  #8 
Senior Member Joined: Nov 2011 Posts: 222 Thanks: 2  riddle number 4 on Euler
Right! What Euler enquire and understand from it that there are differential equations that to solve them you should use trigonometric function? Last edited by skipjack; December 7th, 2017 at 11:49 AM. 
December 7th, 2017, 11:49 AM  #9 
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I don't understand that question.

December 8th, 2017, 04:34 AM  #10 
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Hint: connected to music...


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