## I want to be a mathematician: an automathography in three parts |

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My plan was to go for the

official point of view, however, I was a student with a failure on my record in one

subject and too many B's in the other. The chances of my making it to the

My plan was to go for the

**Ph**.**D**.— the in-between degree was folderol. From theofficial point of view, however, I was a student with a failure on my record in one

subject and too many B's in the other. The chances of my making it to the

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... E., as Chicago student 154 Netzorg, D. explains linear algebra 46 formal

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**Ph**.**D**. 80 Newton, I., and the binomial theorem 31New York Times in Budapest 287 Nikodym, O., on Radon-Nikodym 79 Nikolskii,

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