Definition:Goldbach Decomposition

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Definition

Let $n \in \Z_{>0}$ be a positive integer such that $n$ is even.

A Goldbach decomposition for $n$ is a pair of primes $p_1, p_2$ such that:

$p_1 + p_2 = n$


Also known as

A Goldbach decomposition is also known as a Goldbach partition.


Source of Name

This entry was named for Christian Goldbach.


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