Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

# When Will I Use Math?

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# Catalan’s Conjecture

Catalan’s Conjecture is a number theory problem thought up in 1844 and proven in 2002. The conjecture states that 2^{3} − 3^{2} is the only case in which x^{a} − y^{b} = 1 is true. Preda Mihăilescu proved that this is indeed true.

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