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Fermat's last theorem

noun Fer·mat's last theorem \fer-ˈmäz-\

Definition of FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM

:  a theorem in number theory: the equation xⁿ + yⁿ = zⁿ has no solutions when x, y, z, and n are all positive integers and n is greater than 2

Origin of FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM

Pierre de Fermat
First Known Use: 1847

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