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**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
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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.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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