Math Circles Meeting: October 19th, 2013

The 2nd meeting of the Islander Math Circles, Fall 2013

Facilitators: Sarah Ives, Kim Moore

Agenda:  Fermat’s Last Theorem and The Simpsons

Fermat

  • Andrew Wiles and Fermat’s Last Theorem

 

Simpson's mathsimpsons and thier mathematical secrets

  • Fermat’s Last Theorem: Near Miss Challenge:
  1. Can you find a solution to $x^3+y^3=z^3-1$, where $x$, $y$, and $z$ are distinct integers $< 10$?
  2. Can you find a solution to $x^3+y^3=z^3+1$, where $x$, $y$, and $z$ are distinct integers $<15$?

Millionaire

Problem Sets

 

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