Fermat’s Last Theorem

  • Lawrence C. Washington
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 83)


We start with a special case of Fermat’s Last Theorem, since not only was it the motivation for much work on cyclotomic fields but also it provides a sampling of the various topics we shall discuss later.


Prime Ideal Class Number Unique Factorization Irreducible Polynomial Bernoulli Number 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence C. Washington
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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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