Robert Adrain

Died aged c. 68

Robert Adrain (30 September 1775 – 10 August 1843) was a scientist and mathematician, considered one of the most brilliant mathematical minds of the time in America. He is chiefly remembered for his formulation of the method of least squares.

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Robert Adrain 1775-1843 mathematician Vice-Provost University of Pennsylvania born near Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus Library, Joymount Court, Joymount, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom where they was born near (1775)