Ehrenfried Walter von Tschirnhaus

1651 - 1708

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Ehrenfried Tschirnhaus was a German mathematician who worked on the solution of equations and the study of curves. He is best known for the transformation which removes the term of degree n-1 from an equation of degree n.
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