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7466Conjecture Question.

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  • Markus Frind
    Jun 1, 2002
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      Is there a conjecture that states that every even number can be expressed
      as the sum of powers of 2 ?

      42 = 32 + 8 + 2

      Powers of 2 that weren't used to get to 42..
      4,16

      The next power of 2 over 42 is 64. If we go 64 - 16 -4 we should
      get 44 ( we always end up with the number +2)

      134 = 2+4+128

      powers that weren't used...
      136 = 256 - (16+32+64+8)


      Markus
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