The Department of Mathematics and Statistics


Presents: Prof. Edamana V. Krishnan

Professor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman



Title: Positive Integer Solutions of Pell's Equation
DATE: Thursday 3rd July, 2014
TIME: 4:00 – 5:00pm
VENUE: FST, Rm 413, 3rd floor, Natural Sciences Building


ABSTRACT:Indian Mathematicians were looking for solutions of equations of the form where D is not a square integer. Euler mistakenly thought they were solved by the British Mathematician John Pell and called them Pell's equation. The two equations solved in this talk are and .


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