On Fermat's Last Theorem

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Bibek Baran Nag


The author presents a simple approach which can be used to tackle some well-known Diophantine problems. A self-contained argument is used to furnish a novel proof of one such result first stated by Pierre de Fermat in the 1630s.

Diophantine, equations, Fermat, elementary, proof, factorize

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Nag, B. B. (2019). On Fermat’s Last Theorem. Journal of Advances in Mathematics and Computer Science, 34(4), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.9734/jamcs/2019/v34i230211
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