### A brief essay about Carl Gauss written for my statistics class.

**Title:**A brief essay about Carl Gauss written for my statistics class.

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**A brief essay about Carl Gauss written for my statistics class.**

Carl Friedrich Gauss
Carl Friedrich Gauss was one the great mathematicians of modern time. His work in
the areas of statistics, probability, astronomy and geodesy, among other fields, established
basic principles in the scientific world without the benefits of modern technology.
Gauss was recognized as a prodigy at an early age. He had taught himself reading and
arithmetic by the age of three. It has been written that at this age Gauss pointed out a
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…showed last 75 words of 704 total…world of mathematics, astronomy and geodesy are numerous and remain the cornerstone
of today's scientific community. The ability to make these discoveries without the aid of
modern technology is amazing and is what classifies him as one of the greatest
mathematicians.
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Cung, Nelly. "Carl Friedrich Gauss." 3 October 2001. 25 September 2002
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Falbo, Clement. "Carl Friedrich Gauss." Math Odyssey 2000. 20 September 2002
(http://sonoma.edu/Math/faculty/falbo/ODYSSEY.HTML).
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