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The Pascal-Fermat Correspondence: How Mathematics Is Really Done

Keith Devlin 

April 2010, Volume 103, Issue 8, Page 578

Abstract:
A letter records how two of the greatest mathematicians of all time struggled for several weeks to solve a probability problem.

Keywords:
Article
Data Analysis & Statistics
Grades 9-12
History of Mathematics
Teacher
Probability
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof