Unsolved problems in number theory

by matqkks
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matqkks is offline
Sep9-13, 06:16 AM
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What are the most interesting examples of unsolved problems in number theory which an 18 year can understand?
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mathsman1963 is offline
Sep9-13, 06:52 AM
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The Goldbach Conjecture is easy enough to understand: every even number greater than 2 is the sum of two prime numbers.
Easy to state, fiendishly difficult to prove.
JJacquelin is offline
Sep9-13, 10:57 AM
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A lot are referenced in the book :
"Unsolved problems in number theory", R.K.Gay, Springer Edit.
Much of them are easy to understand.

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