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The Erdos-Strauss Conjecture

  1. Jul 8, 2003 #1

    MathematicalPhysicist

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    did someone proove this conjecture or is still just a conjecture?
     
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  3. Jul 8, 2003 #2

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    According to a google search one Alan Swett says he has proved it for all n < 10^14. I can't verify the proof.
     
  4. Jul 8, 2003 #3
    This sounds interesting

    but can you people put up links so the rest of us can check things out.
     
  5. Jul 9, 2003 #4

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    where can i find the proof?
     
  6. Jul 9, 2003 #5

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    Geez, can't anybody google?

    Here is Swett's account of it. Enjoy.
     
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