François Viète

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French mathematician

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François Viète
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According to Wikipedia, François Viète, Seigneur de la Bigotière , commonly known by his mononym, Vieta, was a French mathematician whose work on new algebra was an important step towards modern algebra, due to his innovative use of letters as parameters in equations. He was a lawyer by trade, and served as a privy councillor to both Henry III and Henry IV of France.

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