Integer as Sum of 4 Cubes

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Theorem

Let $n \in \Z$ be an integer.

Let $n \not \equiv 4 \pmod 9$ and $n \not \equiv 5 \pmod 9$.


Then it is possible to express $n$ as the sum of no more than $4$ cubes which may be either positive or negative.


Proof


Examples

$23$ as Sum of $4$ Cubes

$23 = 8 + 8 + 8 - 1 = 2^3 + 2^3 + 2^3 + \left({-1}\right)^3$


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