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Re: prime number problem

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  • grostoon
    ... Hi David, Excuse me but rendons à l Allemagne ce qui lui appartient , Dirichlet was not a French mathematician but was German. However, he spent
    Message 1 of 9 , Jan 23, 2006
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      --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com, "David Broadhurst"
      <d.broadhurst@o...> wrote:
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      > Alan:
      > > Isn't it a special case of the well-known Dirchlet's Theorem?
      > Yes, but the poor hurried student wasn't supposed to
      > master subtle 19th-century french math in a single

      Hi David,

      Excuse me but "rendons à l'Allemagne ce qui lui appartient", Dirichlet
      was not a French mathematician but was German. However, he
      spent significant time in Paris where he met some great mathematicians
      like Legendre, Poisson, Laplace or Fourier...

      J-L
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