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Factoring of addition? 
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Mar2504, 11:24 AM

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Is there a name for "factoring" addition? For example....let's say I'm working in a basis of all integers greater than 3. I can make 7 from 3+4; 8 from 4+4 or 3+5; 9 from 3+3+3 or 4+5 or 6+3.......
Is there a name for this? And if so...are there computer programs that will generate these sets for me? 


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Mar2604, 04:03 AM

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Look up partition functions.



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Apr904, 06:10 AM

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if source code is not allowed in the math forum, i am sorry, delete the post. 


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