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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! If you had a million dollars extra right now what would you do? Well you can do that very soon if you can help a famous billionaire solve a math problem he's been working on. Andrew Beal, a Texas banking billionaire, will give away a million dollars to anyone who can prove what is known as the Beal Conjecture, reports ABC News.


The 20-year-old equation is represented as A^x + B^y = C^z. The money goes to "anyone who can prove that when A, B and C are positive integers, and x, y and z are positive integers greater than 2 – A, B and C must have a common factor." It's just that easy.

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Beal says the solution must get published in a mathematics journal. The self-taught mathematician came up with his conjecture years ago while digging into Fermat's Last Theorem, and Beal was previously offering $100,000 to prove it. “Increasing the prize is a good way to draw attention to mathematics generally and the Beal Conjecture specifically,” he says. “I hope many more young people will find themselves drawn into the wonderful world of mathematics.

I'm not even going to attempt the question, but i'm sure that there are some mathematicians out there who would love to make love to that equation. $1 million is quite a lot of money, but I think i'll pass on this one. Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.