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Special Thanks:
Ursula Grossi -- My German Teacher in 12th grade (senior/last year in high school). It was her assignment for doing a research paper on Gauss which started this page.

David Y. Fang.- For drawing the heptadecagon image and making corrections to some of the equations.

Jeni Rae Duschak. - For her contribution in the quotes page, as well as her praise on my work. :o)


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