UNSOLVED PROBLEMS

In Number Theory, Logic, and Cryptography

Goldbach痴 Conjecture

 

The Goldbach Conjecture states that every even number greater than 2 is the sum of two primes.  A number is prime if it is divisible only by itself and 1.  So, for example, 36 = 17+19.

The problem is to prove the conjecture, or find a counter-example.

  

For further information, please see:

[1] http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GoldbachConjecture.html

[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture

[3] http://primes.utm.edu/glossary/page.php?sort=GoldbachConjecture

 

 

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