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**Amartyanil****Member**- From: Universe
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What is the Beal's Conjecture's problem to prove?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The million dollar problem.

A, B, C, x, y, and z are integers and x, y, z > 2

A, B and C have a common prime factor.

Prove it is always true or find a counterexample.

Good luck!

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**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Hi;

If I can prove it, will [blank] be impressed?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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He will be flabbergasted! I would suggest trying something else though.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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What would you suggest?

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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Fermat's was just a piece of Beals conjecture and it took over 300 years to solve. I think she will be too old for you by then.

What would you suggest?

I would suggest doing your schoolwork. Staying here and on brilliant. Eating your vegetables. Getting your sleep. Living a moral life. Honoring your parents. Continuing your Hindu tradition. No drinking, smoking, dope or modern music. Marrying a decent girl. Doing an honest days work...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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It will be a good idea to make an old person happy. Don't you think?

Why would you suggest the following **instead of** the Beal's Conjecture?

I would suggest doing your schoolwork. Staying here and on brilliant. Eating your vegetables. Getting your sleep. Living a moral life. Honoring your parents. No drinking, smoking, dope or modern music. Marrying a decent girl. Doing an honest days work...

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You asked me to suggest something. That is something.

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I disagree with these:

Continuing your Hindu tradition. No drinking, smoking, dope or modern music.

Whats wrong with Beal's anyway?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Whats wrong with Beal's anyway?

It goes against the whole school of modern thinking.

I disagree with these:

That will be your choice. I can only say as an old man to a young man, "you will come to know I am right."

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Perhaps..

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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But by that time you will be an old man trying to convince yet another young man... Ad infinitum.

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Thus is proved that the old man is thinking of an idea that is either deluded or thinking of too ideal a situation

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Perhaps.

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