# Goldbach Conjecture/Marginal

## Goldbach's Marginal Conjecture

Every integer greater than $5$ can be written as the sum of three primes.

## Source of Name

This entry was named for Christian Goldbach.

## Historical Note

Christian Goldbach first made this conjecture in $1742$ in a letter to Euler. The marginal conjecture was written in the margin of this letter (hence its name).