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Ten Lessons From the Proof of Fermat's Last Theorem

Jeremy Kahan 

September 1999, Volume 92, Issue 6, Page 530

Abstract:
The proof of Fermat's last theorem establishes the truth of an old mathematical conjecture in ways that are beyond the understanding of most students and their teachers. Yet the lessons from the proof process can help teachers and their students gain insight into constructing mathematics.

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Grades 9-12
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