Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem

Author: Simon Singh

xn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, …no solution, , “I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.”, , With these words, the seventeenth-century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations.  What came to be known as Fermat’s Last Theorem looked simple; proving it, ho….Read More

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