In an episode of The Simpson's called *The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace,* Homer appears to write a valid solution to defeat Fermat's Last Theorem on a blackboard. But given that Fermat's last theorem is proven, is it real?

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Well, obviously notâ€”but in this video mathematician and author Simon Singh explains why he wasn't actually too far off. [YouTube]

## DISCUSSION

3^2+4^2=5^2 9+16=25..