Virgil
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Re: [JSH/HSJ] Another document of P.d.Fermat discovered
Posted:
Mar 17, 2002 4:50 PM


In article <a730hu$ebj$2@news.fas.harvard.edu>, lawrence froopthoid <not@really.com> wrote:
> Gottfried Helms <helms@hrz.unikassel.de> wrote: > [snip] > > 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 mathofobjects (an early OOM?). > [snip] > > > anyone care to post a gif or jpg of the plot somewhere on the web?
I should have thought that "mathofobjects" was more like MOO that OOM.
And a backwards version of anything proposed by JSH (or HSJ) is more likely to be true than the forward version.

