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2017-06-01, 11:13   #8
xilman
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May 2003
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 Originally Posted by devarajkandadai Merely saying " I am pretty sure Isaac....." will not do; can you quote any paper or book where in either Newton, Euler or any mathematician has mentioned this result?
The result is so trivial that any self-respecting mathematician would not even think of publishing it --- especially so because it is incorrect as you first stated it (see my subsequent correction).