Math extra credit problem 2

Can every even number be expressed as the sum of two prime numbers?  If so, prove it.  If not, provide a factored counterexample.

If you can’t resolve the question, Google Christian Goldbach and Leonard Euler and turn in a short report about them for partial credit.

Or cop a plea.  Explain why you are not necessarily innumerate just because you could not resolve this seemingly trivial problem.

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