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Young geniuses solve 2000-years-old math equation that was considered impossible to solve, sets record

Two young mathematicians named Calcea Johnson and Ne’Kiya Jackson have solved a math problem that has remained unsolved for over 2000 years together in the United States.

Calcea Johnson and Ne’Kiya Jackson are high school students from Louisiana who solved an “impossible” math problem and presented it at the American Mathematical Society’s Southeastern Section’s semi-annual meeting.

Calcea and Ne’Kiya were reportedly the only high schoolers at the event which was attended by math researchers from several institutions and universities across the United States.

They both attended St. Mary’s Academy, New Orleans and are in their senior year. The young mathematicians claimed to have used trigonometry without employing circular reasoning to demonstrate Pythagoras’s theorem.

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A math problem various mathematicians around the world have held to be unattainable for over 2000 years now. They also presented their work called “An Impossible Proof of Pythagoras” at the American Mathematical Society’s Southeastern Conference.

”It’s really an unparalleled feeling, honestly, because there’s just nothing like being able to do something that people don’t think young people can do,” Calcea told WWLTV. “A lot of times you see this stuff, you don’t see kids like us doing it,” she added.

The two young mathematicians attributed their success to their teachers thanking them for support and teaching them to be diligent stating that they instilled in them their school’s slogan “No Excellence Without Hard Labor”.

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“Our slogan is ‘No Excellence Without Hard Labor.’ So, they definitely push us, We have really great teachers,” Ne’Kiya said.

Calcea and Ne’Kiya said they intend to enroll in Louisiana University to pursue degrees in Biochemistry and Environmental Engineering.

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