Date: Nov 28, 2012 3:08 PM Author: Ki Song Subject: Re: From Fermat little theorem to Fermat Last Theorem On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:19:42 AM UTC-5, John Jens wrote:

> If x>p ,x = a + mp , m, natural

>

> (a + mp)^p?(a + mp)(mod p)=a + mp + kp=a + p(m+k)...

So what?

If x > p, there is 0 <= a < p such that x = a mod p.

However, that does not mean that the equation

x^p + b^p = c^p

can be reduced to

a^p + b^p = c^p