Fermat’s HUGE little theorem, pseudoprimes and Futurama


Publisher, Mathologer, Video, YouTube

A LOT of people have heard about Andrew Wiles solving Fermat's last theorem after people trying in vain for over 350 years. Today's video is about Fermat's LITTLE theorem which is at least as pretty as its much more famous bigger brother, which has a super pretty accessible proof and which is of huge practical importance for finding large prime numbers to keep your credit card transactions safe.

28 October 2018 Edit: 28 October 2018

NumberPrime Numbers
Content Type:

Submit a correction to this link | Help align this link to NSW Mathematics Syllabuses align this link to The Australian Curriculum


How have you used this link in your classroom? Share your teaching ideas or leave a review about this link.

Sign in to leave a comment.

There are no comments for this link.