The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
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William James Sidis - IQ 200+ | Smartest person ever (4 of 4)
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Hollis Chair of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy
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László Fuchs
László Fuchs (born June 24, 1924 in Budapest) is a Hungarian-American mathematician, the Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Mathematics at Tulane University. He is known f...
Reuben Hersh
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Scott W. Williams
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He was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Williams attended Morgan St...
Robert Kupperman
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John R. Stallings
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James Joseph Sylvester
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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
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Sylvia Wiegand
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She was born in Cape Town, South Africa. Her family moved to Wisconsin in 1949, and she graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1966 a...
Daniel Quillen
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John Coleman Moore
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Arthur T. Benjamin
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Bharath Sriraman
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Alex Eskin
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Joseph Sgro
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Gilbert Baumslag
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Jordan Ellenberg
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