Fermat's last theorem

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

Definition of Fermat's last theorem

  1. :  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 and Etymology of fermat's last theorem

Pierre de Fermat


First Known Use: 1847


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