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Topic:
An Unheralded Breakthrough: The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics
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Last Post:
May 25, 2013 3:34 PM




Re: An Unheralded Breakthrough: The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics
Posted:
May 24, 2013 7:55 PM


1treePetrifiedForestLane <Space998@hotmail.com> wrote in news:de86754b 015c4f3da6ed27d52c0bb671@ve4g2000pbb.googlegroups.com:
> Fermat *created* the modular arithmetic, and > he has no known (corresponded or otherwise texted) errors;
Fermat was incorrect in asserting that 2^(2^n)+1 would always be prime.



