Did Homer Simpson Solve Fermat’s Last Theorem?

By | September 30, 2013

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.

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