### A Survey of Diophantine Equations (Edray Goins, Pomona College)

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College 610 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle: A Survey of Diophantine Equations Speaker: Edray Herber Goins, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Pomona College Abstract: There are many beautiful identities involving positive integers. For example, Pythagoras knew $3^2 + 4^2 = 5^2$ while Plato knew $3^3 + 4^3 + 5^3 = 6^3$. Euler discovered $59^4 + 158^4 = 133^4 + 134^4$, and even […]