Fermat's Last Theorem stated, in his words, "It is impossible to separate a cube into two cubes, or a fourth power into two fourth powers, or in general, any power higher than the second into two like powers." This category is for history, proof, and conjectures related to the theorem.
The Beal Conjecture
$75,000 prized problem pertaining to the Diophantine equation of the form A^x + B^y = C^z where A, B, C, x, y and z are positive integers and x, y and z are all greater than 2, then A, B and C must have a common factor.
The official Beal Conjecture site with information and links regarding the problem.
Beal's Conjecture Disproved
Disproved for the same reasons Fermat's Last Theorem is proved by a binomial infinite series expansion
Beal's Conjecture: A Search for Counterexamples
Results of a computer search by Peter Norvig.
Fermat's Last Theorem
A historical and biographical account.
Fermat's Last Theorem -- from MathWorld
Article in Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics.
In Defense of Mr Fermat
A proof by Kerry M. Evans.
NOVA Online | The Proof
NOVA Online presents The Proof, including an interview with Andrew Wiles, an essay on Sophie Germain, and the Pythagorean theorem.
Provides papers on several mathematical subjects, including Fermat's Last Theorem and the 3x + 1 Problem. One paper offers reasons why we might be close to a solution of the latter problem.
On the Full Beal Conjecture
An elementary proof of Beal's Conjecture given the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.
Proof of Fermat's Last Theorem
An attempted elementary proof of FLT using binomial expansions.
Wiles, Ribet, Shimura-Taniyama-Weil and FLT
A collection of links based on the former e-math gopher archive.
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