Billionaire Will Give $1 Million to Anyone Who Can Solve This Math Problem

Are you good at math? Do you need a million dollars? Good news! A billionaire banker named D. Andrew Beal is offering a $1 million prize to anyone who can correctly solve the “Beal Conjecture,” a problem that has stumped mathematicians for more than 15 years. The details of the math problem are a little complex—let’s just say it’s one of those problems that involve both numbers and letters. It revolves around the mysterious, 350-year-old Fermat’s Last Theorem problem. (HINT: The answer may be secretly written on the back of The Declaration of Independence!) Beal said the goal of the prize is to inspire young people to get more involved in math and science …

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