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Old 2018-02-19, 01:30   #7
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Originally Posted by science_man_88 View Post
No ,not to my extremely limited knowledge either. You can ( as I've shown) do better than brute force though ( okay I brute forced enough, to show certain forms don't work, and the exponents need be pairwise coprime to not group under forms like a^5+1 potentially).
Of course, without restrictions on exponents (number of them, minimum), you can prove that the first part can be all even composites, meaning all odd primes can be made this way

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