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When Is \(n^2\) a Sum of \(k\) Squares?

A wide-ranging discussion of the question in the title of the paper is presented.
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3817
MSC Codes: 
01Axx
Author(s): 
Todd G. Will (University of Wisconsin La Crosse)
Publication Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2012
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
June, 2010
Subject(s): 
Famous Problems
Number Theory
Algebra and Number Theory
Topic(s): 
Numbers With Special Forms or Properties, Sums of Powers
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2.96
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
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Saturday, August 25, 2012
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