## Waring's conjectureA hypothesis given, without proof, by the English mathematician Edward Waring (1734–1798) in his Meditationes algebraicae (1770). It states
that for every number k, there is another number s such that
every natural number can be represented as the sum of s kth
powers. For example, every natural number
can be written as a sum of 4 squares, 9 cubes and so on. Waring's conjecture
was first proved in full by David Hilbert
in 1909.## Related category• NUMBER THEORY | |||||

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