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Topic: [JSH/HSJ] Another document of P.d.Fermat discovered
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Gottfried Helms

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[JSH/HSJ] Another document of P.d.Fermat discovered
Posted: Mar 14, 2002 1:24 PM
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Hi -

just discovered a document which is obviously left from P. de Fermat.
The size of the paper was astonishing; in the cryptic words of the
header line he recurred to his sproblem of too small margins in
contemporary scientific books.

On this note he left us a formula, which ontains y and x in implicite
form. He annotated this formula as one of his greatest proceedings to
match human mind and maths. He seems to have stated that even after
his "last theorem"; but he didn't retrieve a theorem of this equivalence,
so his second great contribution to maths would not be devaluated.

I was not able to write it down in explicite form for y; but
possibly someone with a CAS is able to do that.
In the meantime I searched with brute force for solutions
in x and y for the term to be zero. The plotted result was an astonishing
example of math-of-objects (an early OOM?).

0= 8100*x^14

Gottfried Helms.

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