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Topic: A quicker way?
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Karl-Olav Nyberg

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Re: A quicker way?
Posted: Feb 4, 2013 1:38 PM
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On Monday, February 4, 2013 7:30:24 PM UTC+1, quasi wrote:
> wrote:

> >
> >I am looking for a general solution of n^2 = N + a^2, but
> >perhaps there is none. Btw, how long would it take to
> >factorize N if it were the product of two very big primes?
> It depends on how big.
> quasi

I fully agree with quasi! Factorizing a product of two really big primes is actually impossible if both two primes are really big and far apart.


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