Frobenius number
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Etymology[edit]
After Ferdinand Georg Frobenius.
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Noun[edit]
Frobenius number (plural Frobenius numbers)
- For a given set of coprime positive integers, the greatest integer that cannot be expressed as a linear combination (with nonnegative integer coefficients) of its elements.
- The Frobenius number of 2 and 5 is 3, since 3 cannot be formed as a sum of twos and fives while every larger integer can.
External links[edit]
- Frobenius number on Wikipedia.Wikipedia