# 479 is not Expressible as Sum of Fewer than 19 Fourth Powers

## Theorem

$479$ cannot be expressed as the sum of fewer than $19$ fourth powers:

$479 = 13 \times 1^4 + 3 \times 2^4 + 2 \times 3^4 + 4^4$

or:

$479 = 10 \times 1^4 + 4 \times 2^4 + 5 \times 3^4$