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"Fermat's Last Therom"

Title: "Fermat's Last Therom"
Category: /Science & Technology/Mathematics
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"Fermat's Last Therom"
Fermat's Last Theorem Pierre de Fermat was one of the most famous number theorists in history, but he was not a mathematician. He was a lawyer who served at the highest level of the criminal court in Toulouse ( Mahoney 3). Yet this amateur came up with an equation that stumped mathematicians for over 350 years after he scribbled it down as a note. He stated that the equation has no non-zero integer solutions for x, y, and …showed first 75 words of 1298 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1298 total…nature can dish out. We have come so far from stone tools and horse drawn carriages that there are truly no limitations to what we can do if we just put our mind to it. Works Cited M S Mahoney. The Mathematical Career of Pierre de Fermat. Princeton, 1994. O'Connor, John J. Pierre de Fermat. St Andrews, Scottland: JOC/EFR, Dec 1996. The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Nov 21, 1999.

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