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…xx… P1 ……..xxxxxx…… P2

.E = … —– ……….+…….$$$ __________

………z.. F1 …………………..z…….. F2

About a month ago I wrote about “** The Difference of 2 Squares**” where it’s discussed how every positive ODD integer can be expressed as the difference of 2 squares. For example:

O = A2 – B2 (where “O” (“Oh” is any Odd positive integer).

You can read that article <here>.

That said, about a week ago I started thinking whether there was a similar statement that could be made about **EVEN** numbers**.** For example, a “difference of 2 squares” or something closely related except for EVEN numbers.

What I found is surprising. Interested? If yes then read on…

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So, while experimenting with various numbers and “formulas” it quickly surfaced that:

Every positive **EVEN** integer **E** can ** ALWAYS** be expressed as the Difference of 2 Squares divided by 2. For example:

2

This is VERY similar to the Difference of 2 Squares for ODD integers which, again is:

O = A2 – B2

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E = P + p2 x p3

………… —– …………………. __________

………….F1……………………………..F2

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