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dc.creatorCurci, Allison Storm
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-05T19:13:50Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-05T19:14:01Z
dc.date.available2011-01-05T19:13:50Z
dc.date.available2011-01-05T19:14:01Z
dc.date.created2010-08
dc.date.issued2011-01-05
dc.date.submittedAugust 2010
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2010-08-1567
dc.descriptiontext
dc.description.abstractThis report focuses on the discovery of Fermat numbers as well as the subsequent innovations in processes for finding factors of Fermat numbers. The property of the prime factors of Fermat numbers, as well as the connections between Fermat numbers and other areas of mathematics, is also discussed.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectFermat
dc.subjectFermat numbers
dc.subjectHeron Triangles
dc.titleAn exploration of Fermat numbers
dc.date.updated2011-01-05T19:14:01Z
dc.description.departmentMathematics
dc.type.genrethesis*
thesis.degree.departmentMathematics
thesis.degree.disciplineMathematics
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Texas at Austin
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts


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