9 Andrew Wiles Problem Quotes

” I loved doing problems in school. I’d take them home and make up new ones of my own. But the best problem I ever found, I found in my local public library. I was just browsing through the section of math books and I found this one book, which was all about one particular problem – Fermat’s Last Theorem. “


” But the best problem I ever found, I found in my local public library. “


” Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they’re extremely hard to solve. “


” Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems – they love a challenge. “


” The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself. “


” We’ve lost something that’s been with us for so long, and something that drew a lot of us into mathematics. But perhaps that’s always the way with math problems, and we just have to find new ones to capture our attention. “


” I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future. “


” Always try the problem that matters most to you. “


” Then when I reached college I realized that many people had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th centuries and so I studied those methods. “



All 9 Andrew Wiles Quotes about Problem in picture


I loved doing problems in school. I
But the best problem I ever found, I found in my local public library.


Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they
Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems - they love a challenge.
The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself.
We
I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.
Always try the problem that matters most to you.
Then when I reached college I realized that many people had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th centuries and so I studied those methods.
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