# Carl Friedrich Gauss

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## Childhood

Friedrich Gauss was born in 1777 in Brinswich, Duchy of Brunswick. His potential was discovered when he noticed immediately when his teacher saw him sum the integers 1 to 100 by spotting that the sum was 50 pairs of numbers, each pair summing to 101.

## Education

Friedrich Gauss began elementary at the of seven. He entered Brunswick Collegium Carolinum in 1792. He then left brunswick to study at Gottingen in 1795, but left in 1798 without a diploma.

## Disquisitiones ArithmeticaeA pure math book based on algebra. | ## TelescopeFriedrich Gauss used a reflecting telescope to find Ceres. | ## CeresCarl Friedrich Gauss also re-discovered astroid Ceres, which was originally discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi |