20121121, 23:29  #1 
Aug 2010
Kansas
547 Posts 
On Fermat's Last Number

20121122, 08:12  #2 
"Tapio Rajala"
Feb 2010
Finland
473_{8} Posts 

20121122, 14:45  #3 
Aug 2010
Kansas
547 Posts 

20121122, 15:01  #4 
"Tapio Rajala"
Feb 2010
Finland
3^{2}×5×7 Posts 

20121122, 15:26  #5 
Aug 2010
Kansas
1043_{8} Posts 

20121122, 15:47  #6 
"Nancy"
Aug 2002
Alexandria
4643_{8} Posts 
Not a counterexample, c10ck3r, as F24 is not the or a last Fermat number.

20121123, 22:56  #7 
Aug 2010
Kansas
547 Posts 
Yes, but they continue to grow exponentially, no?

20121123, 23:22  #8 
"Nancy"
Aug 2002
Alexandria
2,467 Posts 
Yes, doublyexponentially in the index, in fact!

20121123, 23:44  #9 
Aug 2010
Kansas
223_{16} Posts 
so, 5050446*2^x> 42, when x>1

20121126, 12:07  #10 
"Nancy"
Aug 2002
Alexandria
2,467 Posts 
This is correct for every integer x > 1, but not for the last one.

20121128, 21:53  #11 
"Åke Tilander"
Apr 2011
Sandviken, Sweden
2×283 Posts 
I think "42" is the answer to the question of the meaning of life and everything in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, maybe that's what rajula is referring to?

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