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### Math Pronunciation

Math Term | as in... | Pronounciation | Learn More |
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Kac | Victor Kac; Kac-Moody algebra | "CATS" as in more than one cat | Kac on Wikipedia |

Erdős | Paul Erdős, Erdős number, Erdős problem, Erdős prize, Erdős conjecture | "AIR-dish" as in airing out a dish | Erdős on Wikipedia |

Atiyah | Sir Michael Atiyah, Atiyah–Singer index theorem | "uh-TEE-uh" | Atiyah on Wikipedia |

Riemann | Riemann sum, Riemannian manifold | "REE-mahn" | Riemann on Wikipedia |

Cauchy | Cauchy sequence, Cauchy's Theorem, Cauchy Integral Formula | "KOH-shee" | Cauchy on Wikipedia |

Euler | Euler's formula, Euler's identity, Euler characteristic, Leonhard Euler from the 1700s | "OY-ler" as in someone who oils things | Euler on Wikipedia |

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