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June 1, 2010

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devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1275436744 ) Play

Famous page. Identify and connect to 2.

1.  2.  

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Answer:

This is Problem II.8 in the 1621 edition of the Arithmetica of Diophantus, where Fermat casually wrote his last theorem, a^n + b^n = c^n, does not work for any n>2 and died. Mathematicians all over the world tried to prove this for 100s of years, until the dude in 2, Andrew John Wiles, provided a general proof.

Fermat claimed the margin was too small to fit his proof, but Wiles’ proof spanned over a 100 pages.

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