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Jpr2718
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Hardy & Littlewood's Partitio Numerorum III, Conjecture H
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Jun 22, 2002 10:08 PM


In Hardy & Littlewood's Partitio Numerorum III, Conjecture H is that every sufficiently large integer is either a square or the sum of a square and a prime. For n up to 3 million, the largest n that is not a square or a square plus a prime is n = 21679.
Is this in the literature? Has anyone tested beyond 3 million (I expect that they have)? Is there a specific conjecture as to what "sufficiently large" is here (is it greater than 21679)?
John Robertson



