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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 282589933-1 (24,862,048 digits)

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Waring conjectured in 1770 that every positive integer can be expressed as a sum of at most 19 biquadrates (fourth powers). This was later proven by Balasubramanian, Deshouillers, and Dress.


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