Fermat s Last Theorem

Fermat   s Last Theorem

‘I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.’ In 1963 a schoolboy browsing in his local library stumbled across the world's greatest mathematical problem: Fermat's Last Theorem ...

Author: Simon Singh

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007381999

Category: Science

Page: 368

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‘I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.’
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Among the Greeks the problem never ceased to play a part that greatly
influenced the progress of mathematics . ... the squaring of the circle is about the
only mathematical problem that is known to the unprofessional world - at least by
name .

Author: Smithsonian Institution

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ISBN: CHI:73762611

Category: Science

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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Among the Greeks the problem never ceased to play a part that greatly
influenced the progress of mathematics . ... the squaring of the circle is about the
only mathematical problem that is known to the unprofessional world - at least by
name .

Author: Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents

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ISBN: PRNC:32101079213532

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Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians

Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians

Presents brief stories about the life and work of famous mathematicians, including Euler, Fermat, Fibonacci, Fourier, Gauss, Moebius, and Pythagoras, and introduces their theories with puzzles and tasks for students to solve.

Author: Art Johnson

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563084465

Category: Education

Page: 179

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Presents brief stories about the life and work of famous mathematicians, including Euler, Fermat, Fibonacci, Fourier, Gauss, Moebius, and Pythagoras, and introduces their theories with puzzles and tasks for students to solve.
Categories: Education

The Most Famous Dystopias 1984 We Brave New World Illustrated

The Most Famous Dystopias  1984  We  Brave New World  Illustrated

Winston's greatest pleasure in life was in his work. Most of it was a tedious
routine, but included in it there were also jobs so difficult and intricate that you
could lose yourself in them as in the depths of a mathematical problem
delicate pieces ...

Author: George Orwell

Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

ISBN: PKEY:SMP2300000063318

Category: Fiction

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The best dystopian novels of all time. 1984 is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime lead by The Party and Ministry of Truth. We is a dystopian novel by Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatin. The novel describes a world of harmony and conformity within a united totalitarian state. It is believed that the novel had a huge influence on the works of Orwell and Huxley, as well as on the emergence of the genre of dystopia. Aldous Huxley presents a future where the World Controllers have created the ideal society. All its members are happy consumers. Illustrated by D. Fisher George Orwell: Nineteen Eighty-Four Yevgeny Zamyatin: We Aldous Huxley: Brave New World
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Scientific American

Scientific American

Now About the Only Problem Known to the Lay World. numerical rectification and
numerical quadrature of the that ... larger than the very important error in
mathematics ; they were the most famous mathematicians it has not yet been
diameter ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112089533233

Category: Science

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The World s Greatest Literature

The World s Greatest Literature

The Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Authors in History, Biography,
Philosophy, Economics, Politics, Epic and ... that the work proceeded step by step
to its completion with the precision and rigid consequence of a mathematical
problem .

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ISBN: IOWA:31858030185791

Category: Literature

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Congressional Serial Set

Congressional Serial Set

Among the Greeks the problem never ceased to play a part that greatly
influenced the progress of mathematics. ... by the fact that the squaring of the
circle is about the only mathematical problem that is known to the unprofessional
world — at ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105127803174

Category: United States

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Categories: United States

Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics

Here is the whole secret of success: This is why mathematics is taught in every
school and college. ... short-cuts and trick problems that save countless hours of
your time and i make you more valuable to yourself and your job. ... 11-34) Th± s
One JB2X-TKX-EU9L J When writing to advertisers please mention Popular
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Page: 240

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
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An Important Question in Metrology

An Important Question in Metrology

and an Earnest Word with the English-speaking Peoples on Their Ancient
Weights and Measures Charles Adiel Lewis ... to all who have ever studied the
most renowned mathematical problem of the ancients, – that of “duplicating the
cube.

Author: Charles Adiel Lewis Totten

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B24663

Category: Metric system

Page: 230

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Weekly World News

Weekly World News

By CLIFF LINEDECKER Halloween, which is commonly known to witches as
Samhein, is one of the most somber ... Plus many other tables that solve the
toughest math problems in a jiffy' MADE SIMPLE Self Teacher W Nmw Short Cut
Math ...

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Page: 44

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University of California Chronicle

University of California Chronicle

problem is more difficult , but in the mind of the mathematician , it is in principle
only an intricate mathematical problem . ... convinced are as invariable as those
of chemistry and physics , were known , and if the actual condition of the world in
its two aspects , mental ... The world is then a great mathematical problem ,
unless indeed there should somewhere be a link lacking in the chain of cause
and effect .

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ISBN: UOM:39015074720213

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The Lowbrow Experimental Mathematician

The Lowbrow Experimental Mathematician

Jason Earls. Fermat's Last Theorem is among the world's most famous number
theory problems and before Andrew Wiles “solved” it back in 1994, the Guinness
Book of World Records listed it as the “most difficult math problem” in the world: “It
 ...

Author: Jason Earls

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780557799770

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Weekly World News

Weekly World News

Detachable Math tables to carry in your pocket Gives instant answers when you
conven fractions into decimals percentages. and the reverse Plus many other
tables that solve the toughest math problems m a pHy' WEAK in MATH? New
Short ... DIAMONDS SAPPHIRES' Low, prices from Bangkok B.L MELLINGER,
Famous World Trader7 Internationally-known Mail Order Expert; President,
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Live Boys in Oregon

Live Boys in Oregon

... interested me had the most remarkable mathematical mind I have ever known .
It seems to have been a natural gift to him . Within six months from the time he
began the study of algebra he could master any problem given in the text - books
.

Author: Louis Albert Banks

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ISBN: HARVARD:HX4ZPG

Category: Oregon

Page: 173

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The School World

The School World

I have MATHEMATICS . included Hayward's treatise in this section because it is a
useful prelude to vector analysis . ... of Lucas , and gives a popular account I
confess that I have no great faith in works on of famous mathematical problems ...

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ISBN: CHI:096977237

Category: Education

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Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

THE WORLD ' S MOST FAMOUS MATH PROBLEM : THE PROOF OF FERMAT '
S LAST THEOREM AND OTHER MATHEMATICAL MYSTERIES Marilyn vos
Savant . 1993 , xii + 80 pp . , $ 7 . 95 paper . ISBN 0 - 312 - 10657 - 2 . Saint
Martin ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015081527221

Category: Mathematics

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Categories: Mathematics

A Mathematical Solution Book

A Mathematical Solution Book

Containing Systematic Solutions of Many of the Most Difficult Problems, Taken
from the Leading Authors on Arithmetic and ... to add to it ; for it has been very
thoroughly discussed by some of the greatest thinkers that the world has ever
proIII .

Author: Benjamin Franklin Finkel

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112067480555

Category: Mathematicians

Page: 549

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Strategies for Mathematical Problem Solving

Strategies for Mathematical Problem Solving

encOU AM A Word About " Real World " Problems Ug Problems found in math
books generally differ from real world problems in two important ways . The
success you and your students enjoy when applying the techniques discussed
here and ...

Author: Randall J. Souviney

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822016096505

Category: Mathematics

Page: 140

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Categories: Mathematics

Contemporary Abstract Algebra

Contemporary Abstract Algebra

In Age - Old Math Mystery Solution may be found for tough math problem
Wednesday conference of New York mathematicians at ... claims to have versity
in England by Andrew wolved the most famous problem s Wiles , • Princeton
mathematics mathematics with a dense ... and math computer mail messages
were ematians have been trying ever singing around the world as Since to
supply Now , after the ...

Author: Joseph A. Gallian

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015038967785

Category: Algebra, Abstract

Page: 577

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Joseph Gallian is a well-known active researcher and award-winning teacher. His Contemporary Abstract Algebra, 6/e, includes challenging topics in abstract algebra as well as numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies, computer exercises, and suggested readings that give the subject a current feel and makes the content interesting and relevant for students.
Categories: Algebra, Abstract