This informal introduction by Jim Loy to the four color theorem is designed specifically for a general, non-technical audience. Using simple language, examples and images, Loy explains the theorem and how it was proven by researchers. The author also briefly shows how the theorem became a part of the graph theory by displaying a map than the equivalent graph.
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