See Fermat last theorem and [a1] for a sketch of the basic ideas and techniques behind the proof. See also [a1] for related matters such as the generalized Fermat conjecture and the Fermat equation over function fields; see also [a2].
|[a1]||A.J. van der Poorten, "Notes on Fermat's last theorem" , Wiley (1996)|
|[a2]||L. Denis, "Le théorème de Fermat–Goss" Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. , 343 (1994) pp. 713–726|
|[a3]||A. Wiles, "Modular elliptic curves and Fermat's last theorem" Ann. of Math. , 141 (1995) pp. 443–551|
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