Definition of John Bernoulli

1. Noun. Swiss mathematician (1667-1748).

Exact synonyms: Bernoulli, Jean Bernoulli, Johann Bernoulli
Generic synonyms: Mathematician



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Literary usage of John Bernoulli

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The differential calculus was applied for the first time to finding the true valne of an indeterminate form by John Bernoulli, in the Acta ..."

2. History of the Mathematical Theory of Probability from the Time of Pascal to by Isaac Todhunter (1865)
"The third problem relates to the game of Bowls ; John Bernoulli gives, ... John Bernoulli sa)-s that if 2n common dice are thrown, the number of ways in ..."

3. The New Calendar of Great Men: Biographies of the 558 Worthies of All Ages by Frederic Harrison (1892)
"Together with his elder brother James, John BERNOULLI did much for the establishment of the ... John Bernoulli was the first to express in explicit form the ..."

4. Biography: Or, Third Division of "The English Encyclopedia" edited by Charles Knight (1868)
"John Bernoulli answered, that he would not revise his solution, ... After some further communications, in the course of which John Bernoulli sent the ..."

5. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1857)
"BERNOULLI, (Daniel,) brother to the preceding, and second son of John Bernoulli, born at Groningen, February the 9th, 1700. His father at first intended him ..."

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