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Unformatted text preview: (b) Daniels father was a famous mathematician (along with his uncle and two of his brothers). The father strongly resisted Daniels desire to go into mathematics, believing that there was no money in it. Fortunately, Daniel disobeyed. But his father turned sinister and tried to steal some of his sons best work in 1738, publishing it under his own name. (The Bernoulli Equation is, in fact, named after Daniel, not his father, as his father would have had history believe.) In one word, what was the title of this work? You may nd the following webpages convenient for historical questions about mathematics and mathematicians: http://wwwhistory.mcs.stand.ac.uk/history/...
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