Famous Math Problems
Date: 6/27/96 at 19:41:6 From: Juli E. Fink Subject: Famous Math Problems Dear Dr. Math, I need a listing of famous math problems for a math project. I have looked through the Internet and have not been successful. Can you help me? Thanks! Juli
Date: 6/27/96 at 20:3:10 From: Doctor Sarah Subject: Re: Famous Math Problems Hi Juli - Take a look at the sci.math FAQ: http://daisy.uwaterloo.ca/~alopez-o/math-faq/mathtext/math-faq.html It lists the following as Famous Problems in Mathematics: The Four Colour Theorem The Trisection of an Angle Which are the 23 Hilbert Problems? Unsolved Problems and includes other items that may be useful for your project, such as the current status of Fermat's Last Theorem. You might also find good information in the UTK Mathematical Archives under Numbers at http://archives.math.utk.edu/subjects/numbers.html and we encourage you to browse the Math Forum's pages of math problems and puzzles: http://mathforum.org/library/browse/static/resource_type/problems_puzzles.html Does this help? -Doctor Sarah, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
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