One-Page Proof of Fermat: Critique (Math Chat)
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|Frank Morgan, MAA Online|
|Critique the following short proof of Fermat's Last Theorem sent in by reader Rob Connelly. (In perhaps the biggest mathematics news of the century, Andrew Wiles recently came up with a very long and complicated proof of this 350-year old problem.) Answer: Luke Gustafson and John Snygg give the best account of the mistake...|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles|
|Math Topics:||Number Theory|
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