|Lecture notes [PDF] of talk of February 24, 2009||Treasure map for the talk, Endpaper in HCMR, Fall 2008 [PDF of entire issue].||Navigation guide|
| Scene from the Disney 1950 Movie: "Treasure Island". Here is a problem to
this movie: can you prove that the Diophantine equation
5 x4 = 3 + 7 y4has no integer solutions? Hint: look at the equation modulo some number n and listen to Long John Silver's parrot.
|Scene from the Disney 1950 Movie: "Treasure Island". The treasure map.||Pieces of Eight: Spanish Dollars|