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i think i need one of such problem and spend the whole life cracking it, please recommend me one,

a simple but unsolved by human.
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Find the factors of RSA-2048.
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sleepsleep wrote:
i think i need one of such problem and spend the whole life cracking it, please recommend me one,

a simple but unsolved by human.
There are plenty of such problems (simple at first glance but horribly difficult in fact) in Number Theory.

One of them was for example Fermat's Last Theorem finally "cracked" by Andrew Wiles in 1994.
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Beal's conjecture.
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Twin prime conjecture.
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Riemann hypothesis.
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P = NP?
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are you guys spending life to crack some of these?
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Who says we are all guys?
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I remember how one of my professors said that everyone can (easily) construct an integral problem that would be utterly hard to solve even for skilled mathematicians. So, it's easy to formulate a problem and quite difficult to solve it. The most difficult questions have been asked by people that are loosely related to maths. Wink
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I am quite prepared to spend your life to crack these! Wink
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Who says we are all guys?

yah, just reminded,
it is still one of the fasm board unsolved question.
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I am quite prepared to spend your life to crack these! Wink
The most interesting is that physics can give us a quite new approach in solving math problems. For example, Grigori Perelman, most probably one of the most talented mathematicians of our time (if not the best one), used some analogue of the heat equation to prove Poincare conjecture.
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MHajduk wrote:
The most difficult questions have been asked by people that are loosely related to maths. Wink
Sometimes we need to eyes of a child to tell us the plain and simple truths.
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i pick one problem and try understand it,
i think i like the factoring,

does this mean answer to what resulted the RSA numbers are kept somewhere on earth?
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revolution wrote:
MHajduk wrote:
The most difficult questions have been asked by people that are loosely related to maths. Wink
Sometimes we need to eyes of a child to tell us the plain and simple truths.
Yes, and sometimes it's intriguing to see how people from a different cultural circle can solve a given problem.

I don't want to be misunderstood here but something must be in the fact that for example Polish mathematicians preferred algebraic and topological problems whereas Russian ones were specialized in analysis. An absolutely unique approach is represented by Indian scientists where we can observe a great imagination and huge role of intuition whereas the classical German math school was rather based on pedantry and meticulousness. Wink
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does this mean answer to what resulted the RSA numbers are kept somewhere on earth?
This kind of cryptographic problems has been meant to be (extremely) hard to solve because it guarantees safety of cryptographic protocols used in data transmission.

However, from the other hand, it would have been strange if USA had promoted things for which they have not got an "antidote". So, it's not impossible (but rather unlikely) that someone has found a way to crack RSA already but keeps silent.
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sleepsleep wrote:
does this mean answer to what resulted the RSA numbers are kept somewhere on earth?
Not according to the history as was recorded. But perhaps you can find the answer. I suggest you read up about how those numbers were generated if you are interested.
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sleepsleep wrote:
i think i need one of such problem and spend the whole life cracking it, please recommend me one, a simple but unsolved by human.
You should try to crack the Collatz conjecture.

The conjecture is very simple:
- Take any positive integer n.
- If n is even, divide it by 2. Otherwise, multiply it by 3 and add 1 to the result.
- Repeat this process indefinitely.
- You will ALWAYS reach 1, regardless of the initial value of n.

Now, prove or disprove this conjecture.

Wink
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