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1995-1996 Fermat's Last Theorem

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British mathematician Andrew Wiles's bid to find proof for Fermat's last theorem.

The story of the British mathematician Andrew Wiles and his bid to find proof for Fermat's last theorem, which has taxed mathematicians since the 17th century.

Andrew Wiles stumbled across the world's greatest mathematical puzzle, Fermat's Theorem, as a ten- year-old schoolboy, beginning a 30-year quest with just one goal in mind - to solve the problem that has baffled minds for three centuries.

Credits

Director
Simon Singh
Editor
John Lynch
Participant
Andrew Wiles

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