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Greener Journal of Science, Engineering and Technological Research

Vol. 9(1), pp. 8-11, 2019

ISSN: 2276-7835

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Even numbers are the sum of two prime numbers


Honwei Shi 1, Zhou Mi2*, Delong Zhang 3, Xingyi Jiang 3, Songting He 3


1 Suqian College, Industrial technology research institute of Suqian college Jiangsu, Email: 19744090@

2 Suqian Economy and Trade Vocational School

3 Suqian College







"Even numbers are the sum of two prime numbers." This is the description of Goldbach's conjecture, and in Canadian Gaye's book "unsolved problems in number theory", it is an open question to put forward a contrary conjecture that "even numbers are the difference between two prime numbers". In this paper, Chandra sieve is used to deduce that the sum of large and even numbers is the sum of two prime numbers, and that "even numbers are the difference between two prime numbers" is a great possibility. At the same time, it is possible to guess the possibility of twin prime conjecture.






Article No.: 040919068

Type: Review article

DOI: 10.15580/GJSETR.2019.1.040919068


Submitted: 09/04/2019

Accepted:  13/04/2019

Published: 19/04/2019

*Corresponding Author

Zhou Mi

E-mail: zhoumi19920626@


number theory; conjecture; twin prime; Goldbach conjecture.










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Cite this Article: Honwei S; Zhou M; Delong Z; Xingyi J; Songting H (2019). Even numbers are the sum of two prime numbers. Greener Journal of Science, Engineering and Technological Research, 9(1): 8-11,

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