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An upper bound in Goldbach's problem

Authors: Jean-Marc Deshouillers, Andrew Granville, Władysław Narkiewicz and Carl Pomerance
Journal: Math. Comp. 61 (1993), 209-213
MSC: Primary 11P32; Secondary 11Y11
MathSciNet review: 1202609
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Abstract: It is clear that the number of distinct representations of a number n as the sum of two primes is at most the number of primes in the interval $ [n/2,n - 2]$. We show that 210 is the largest value of n for which this upper bound is attained.

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