Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

Pages: **1**

**Johnathon bresly****Guest**

Hi,I learnt about the lagrange's four square theorem,now I am curious about it, how do I find then a,b,c,d for n such that,n=a^2+b^2+c^2+d^2?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 105,681

Hi;

As far as I know this is a computational problem. You can get the number of solutions but to determine what they are you will need a computer.

For instance the number of solutions to

with

is 3744

To give you an idea of the complexity of the problem please go here;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.****No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess. **

**Online**

Pages: **1**