Find a counterexample to the statement that every positive integer can be written as the sum of the squares of three integers.

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- Sep 24th 2010, 10:07 AMlm6485Counterexample
Find a counterexample to the statement that every positive integer can be written as the sum of the squares of three integers.

- Sep 24th 2010, 10:28 AMAckbeet
I would look fairly low. Just start at zero and work your way up.

- Sep 26th 2010, 09:16 AMlm6485
I am not sure how to go about this.

- Sep 26th 2010, 10:17 AMundefined