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Who was the best father son math team?

  1. Dec 15, 2014 #1
    Gauss and his father.
     
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  3. Dec 15, 2014 #2

    jedishrfu

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    Can you provide a reference for this?
     
  4. Dec 15, 2014 #3

    WWGD

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    Wouldn't the Bernoullis be there somewhere?
     
  5. Dec 15, 2014 #4

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  6. Dec 15, 2014 #5

    Nugatory

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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.
     
  7. Dec 15, 2014 #6

    jedishrfu

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    I figured it was but wanted the OP to elaborate what he/she was thinking.
     
  8. Dec 15, 2014 #7

    lisab

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    I think it's a trick question. Math isn't a team sport.
     
  9. Dec 15, 2014 #8

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