Written by Simon Singh, Foreword by John Lynch
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$16.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-49362-8 (0-385-49362-2)
xn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, ...no solution
"I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain."
With these words, the seventeenth-century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations. What came to be known as... Read more