Algebraic Geometry
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Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas  
A short article designed to provide an introduction to algebraic geometry, which combines the algebraic with the geometric for the benefit of both. Thus the recent proof of "Fermat's Last Theorem"  ostensibly a statement in number theory  was proved with geometric tools. Conversely, the geometry of sets defined by equations is studied using quite sophisticated algebraic machinery. This is an enticing area but the important topics are quite deep. This area includes elliptic curves. Applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables; other web sites with this focus.  


Levels:  College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Articles 
Math Topics:  Algebraic Geometry 
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