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80^2 + 102^2 + 134^2 = 34760

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92^2 + 98^2 + 130^2 = 34968

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94^2 + 101^2 + 127^2 = 35166

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92^2 + 100^2 + 130^2 = 35364

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92^2 + 97^2 + 133^2 = 35562

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How are you getting those expansions?

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By a program that does them for me.

52^2 + 116^2 + 140^2 = 35760

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Mathematica?

Do you have a proof that this can be done as for all numbers?

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Mathematica yes.

Sum of squares? Yes there is a proof.

74^2 + 91^2 + 149^2 = 35958

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Will you please post it?

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91^2 + 93^2 + 95^2 + 101^2 = 36156

```
PowersRepresentations[36156, 4, 2]//Last
yields:{91,93,95,101}
```

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But ..... The proof?

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The proof? What proof are we talking about?

2 x 107^2 + 116^2 = 36354

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Sum of squares? Yes there is a proof

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I think it was Legendre who proved that 4 squares were enough for any number. The proof requires quarternions.

94^2 + 104^2 + 130^2 = 36552

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109^2 + 110^2 + 113^2 = 36750

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Is it like a complex hyperspace where both the axes are complex?

If ij =k then how can ji = -k, that makes sense?

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Hi;

That I do not know because I know nothing about complex hyperspace.

92^2 + 110^2 + 128^2 = 36948

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What about the proof, then?

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