next up previous contents
Next: Fundamentals Up: Introduction Previous: Why a list of

Frequently Asked Questions in Mathematics?

If I had to describe the contents of the FAQ in Mathematics in a single sentence, I would call it mathematical gossip or perhaps non-trivial mathematical trivia.

The FAQ list is a compilation of knowledge of interest to most professional and amateur mathematicians, ranging from advanced topics such as Wiles' proposed proof to Fermat's Last Theorem to the list of Fields Medal winners.

Alex Lopez-Ortiz
Fri Feb 20 21:45:30 EST 1998