A mathematician from England has solved a math puzzle which puzzled the computers and people alike for a long time of about 64 years: How may the number 33 be indicated as the total of three numbers that are cubed?
The equation is an example of the Diophantine equations, named after the mathematician Diophantus from Alexandria, who had proposed the string of comparative equations with numerous obscure variables around 1,800 years prior.
The equation that has been solved looks like x^3 + y^3 + z^3 = k.
Andrew Booker, the professor of math at the University of Bristol, as of late solved one of those difficult numbers from the list. Booker has qualification M.Sc.(Virginia), Ph.D.(Prin.) also he is working in various publications.
Booker developed the computer model to search for the answers for the equation x^3 + y^3 + z^3 = k, utilizing values till 10^16th power (that is each number till 99 quadrillions). Booker was searching for new answers for all the legitimate numbers less than 100. He didn’t hope to crack the first-historically answer for 33, however, inside half a month of computing, and the answer turned up. The answer is: (8,866,128,975,287,528)^3 + (– 8,778,405,442,862,239)^3 + (– 2,736,111,468,807,040)^3 = 33.
Venturing up the counts could take some time utilizing present day processing power. However, this situation should not shock the fans of Douglas Adams’ writer of book series “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, which says the number 42 is really the response to the universe, the definitive inquiry of life, and also everything. In the books of Adams’, it took the supercomputer about 7.5 million years of the processing time for coming up with this answer just to understand that no one realized what question it was intended to reply initially.