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Did Homer Simpson Solve Fermat’s Last Theorem?

homersolvesIn an episode of The Simpson’s called The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace, Homer appears to write a valid solution to defeat Fermat’s Last Theorem on a blackboard. But given that Fermat’s last theorem is proven, is it real?

Well, obviously not—but in this video mathematician and author Simon Singh explains why he wasn’t actually too far off.

http://gizmodo.com/did-homer-simpson-solve-fermats-last-theorem-1425792272

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This entry was posted on September 30, 2013 by in Popular Culture.
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