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What are the effects of the Goldbach conjecture?

  1. Aug 3, 2013 #1
    The question in the title really says it all...

    I was wondering, what relies on the Goldbach conjecture being true? What would happen if it was proven correct?
     
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  3. Aug 3, 2013 #2

    SteamKing

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    1. Nothing.
    2. It would become the Goldbach Theorem.
    3. A lot of math guys would have to find some other way to spend their time.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2013 #3
    Ok, so what would happen to whoever proved it?
     
  5. Aug 3, 2013 #4

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    He would become a famous mathematician. He might even win the fields medal.
     
  6. Aug 3, 2013 #5
    Ok, thank you =)
     
  7. Aug 4, 2013 #6

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    If he had $5.00 in his pocket, he could get some coffee at any Starbucks.
     
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