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A formal proof requested (Posted on 2018-09-13) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Every integer greater than 11 is a sum of two composite numbers.

PROVE IT.

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Solution QED (spoiler) | Comment 1 of 2
All integers above 11 are either odd or even.

Every odd number above 11 is the sum of 9 + an even number greater than than 2.  Both of these are composite.

Every even number above 11 is the sum of 8 + an even number greater than than 2.  Both of these are composite.

QED



  Posted by Steve Herman on 2018-09-13 10:22:53
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