Who was the best father son math team?

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Gauss and his father.
 

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Can you provide a reference for this?
 
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Wouldn't the Bernoullis be there somewhere?
 
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This was a joke making the rounds at Harvard around 1975... As the story was told, some poor fool of a grad student tried it in front of Garrett Birkhoff.
 
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I figured it was but wanted the OP to elaborate what he/she was thinking.
 
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I think it's a trick question. Math isn't a team sport.
 

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