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24211Re: [PrimeNumbers] Puzzle of sum to composite

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  • Maximilian Hasler
    Apr 15, 2012
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      On Sunday, April 15, 2012, Kermit Rose <kermit@...> wrote:
      > Prove that every positive composite integer can be expressed as a sum of
      > 4 positive integers
      > such that the product of the 4 positive integers is a square integer.

      pr * ps * qr * qs = ( pqrs )^2

      otherwise said, /any/ decomposition of the two factors of N into a sum
      leads to a decomposition satisfying your constraints.

      Nice Sunday to all of you,


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