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- Albert Einstein [r]: 20th-century physicist who formulated the theories of relativity.
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^{[e]} - Bijective function [r]: A function in which each possible output value corresponds to exactly one input value.
^{[e]} - Blaise Pascal [r]: French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher.
^{[e]} - Chain rule [r]: A rule in calculus for differentiating a function of a function.
^{[e]} - Chemistry [r]: The science of matter, or of the electrical or electrostatical interactions of matter.
^{[e]} - Christiaan Huygens [r]: (14 April 1629 - 8 June 1695) an internationally renowned Dutch mathematician, physicist and astronomer.
^{[e]} - Classical mechanics [r]: The science of mechanics, which is concerned with the set of physical laws governing and mathematically describing the motions of bodies and aggregates of bodies geometrically distributed within a certain boundary under the action of a system of forces.
^{[e]} - Colin MacLaurin [r]: (1698–1746) Scottish mathematician who published the first systematic exposition of Newton's calculus.
^{[e]} - Discourse on Method [r]: Philosophical and mathematical treatise published by René Descartes in 1637, best known as the source of the famous quotation 'Je pense, donc je suis' ('I think, therefore I am').
^{[e]} - Elementary function [r]: Mathematical functions built from a finite number of exponentials, logarithms, constants, one variable, and roots of equations through composition and combinations using the four elementary arithmetic operations (+ – × ÷).
^{[e]} - Exponential growth [r]: Increase of a quantity x with time t according to the equation x = Kat, where K and a are constants, a is greater than 1, and K is greater than 0.
^{[e]} - Field (mathematics) [r]: An algebraic structure with operations generalising the familiar concepts of real number arithmetic.
^{[e]} - Function composition [r]: The successive application of two functions.
^{[e]} - Gamma function [r]: A mathematical function that extends the domain of factorials to non-integers.
^{[e]} - Integral [r]: A central concept in calculus that generalizes the idea of a sum to cover quantities which may be continuously varying.
^{[e]} - International Mathematical Olympiad [r]: Annual mathematics contest for high school students from across the world.
^{[e]} - John Gregory [r]: (1724–1773) Scottish physician who made major contributions to the field of medical ethics.
^{[e]} - Lambert W function [r]: Used to solve equations in which the unknown appears both outside and inside an exponential function or a logarithm.
^{[e]} - Mathematics [r]: The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof.
^{[e]} - Number theory [r]: The study of integers and relations between them.
^{[e]} - Pascal's triangle [r]: A convenient tabular presentation for the binomial coefficients.
^{[e]} - Polynomial [r]: A formal expression obtained from constant numbers and one or indeterminates; the function defined by such a formula.
^{[e]} - Real number [r]: A limit of the Cauchy sequence of rational numbers.
^{[e]} - René Descartes [r]: French 17th-century philosopher, mathematician and scientist, author of the
*Discourse on Method*.^{[e]} - Science [r]: The organized body of knowledge based on non–trivial refutable concepts that can be verified or rejected on the base of observation and experimentation
^{[e]} - Serge Lang [r]: (19 May 1927 – 12 September 2005) French-born American mathematician known for his work in number theory and for his mathematics textbooks, including the influential
*Algebra*.^{[e]} - Stochastic process [r]: Family of random variables, dependent upon a parameter which usually denotes time.
^{[e]} - Trigonometric function [r]: Function of an angle expressed as the ratio of two of the sides of a right triangle that contains that angle; the sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant.
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