Every odd number greater than 1 is the sum of at most five primes

A new number theory result from Terry Tao:

http://arxiv.org/abs/1201.6656

Write up on the paper: http://terrytao.wordpress.com/2012/02/01/every-odd-integer-larger-than-1-is-the-sum-of-at-most-five-primes/

3 Responses to Every odd number greater than 1 is the sum of at most five primes

  1. samah says:

    i know there’s no prime number that is the sum of 2 primes wahahahahahhaha. i’m a genius.

  2. samah says:

    facepalm

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