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Question about the theory behind an important footnote to entry 109 in Gauss's diary

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How to interpret Gauss's late fragments on conformal mapping of the interior of an ellipse (to the unit disk) in modern mathematical terms?

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Question about a lesser-known "class number formula" of Gauss

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How did Gauss find the units of the cubic field $\mathbb Q[n^{1/3}]$?

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Several questions about Gauss's mathematical conception of braids

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Explanation of several unpublished remarks of Gauss on representations of a given number as sums of two, three and four squares

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How to characterize the metrical relations in the uniform (4 4 4) tiling of the hyperbolic unit disk from a purely analytic point of view?

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Interpretation of a short note of Gauss on the resolution of a special system of inhomogeneous linear equations by roots of unity

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Question about the correspondence between unitary Möbius transformations and quaternions

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How to derive from Gauss's result on the volume of hyperbolic orthoscheme tetrahedron the formulas of Lobachevsky and Bolyai?

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How to construct a group of Möbius transformations corresponding to a given fundamental triangle?

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Explanation of two interrelated identities of Gauss about cubic and biquadratic periods

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Explanation of an unexplored note of Gauss on hyperbolic volume

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Reference request for some fragments of Gauss with dubious origin