Having first started a
thread on the software section that ended up deviating to maths, I'll post my last question from it here.
This was the last post I got:
Quote:
Originally Posted by ewmayer
If you can write the number in the form a^b+c with a and c reasonably small, trialfactoring is a very attractive approach.

So, I was just wondering, what is the name of that little formula, or to what theorem/conjecture/something else is it related to, so I can google for it. Googling for "a^b+c" gives next to nothing related to maths....