[RC5] Beal's Problem A DN challenge?

Isaac zarkon at concentric.net
Sat Jul 3 22:53:56 EDT 1999


If you find any case where Beal's conjecture is false, then it is proven 
false.   At least, that was according to my discrete mathematics professor 
when I was in college.  I'm not really interested in the problem, but I 
think if it's false, then we would be able to find the case.

At 12:03 AM 7/3/99 +0000, you wrote:
>It does indeed look interesting.  However, d.net can't prove Beal's
>conjecture true, we can only prove it false by trying lots of different
>numbers.  This sort of open-ended problem is, I think, far less likely
>to attract new recruits than something thoroughly useful like OGR.

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