diophantine analysis


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diophantine analysis

[¦dī·ə¦fant·ən ə′nal·ə·səs]
(mathematics)
A means of determining integer solutions for certain algebraic equations.
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Let us recall, although it goes without saying, that the heirs of Hellenic mathematics had been accumulating results and methods through active research for more than two centuries, and were thus led to conceive of disciplines unknown to the Greeks: algebra, the entire Diophantine analysis, and the algebraic theory of the cubic equations, to name only a few.