fermat’s last theorem

noun Mathematics.

  1. the unproved theorem that the equation xn + yn = zn has no solution for x, y, z nonzero integers when n is greater than 2.


  1. (in number theory) the hypothesis that the equation x n + y n = z n has no integral solutions for n greater than two

  1. A theorem stating that the equation an + bn = cn has no solution if a, b, and c are positive integers and if n is an integer greater than 2. The theorem was first stated by the French mathematician Pierre de Fermat around 1630, but not proved until 1994.

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