Prove that every natural number greater than or equal to 12 is the sum of two composite numbers. This proof is eating my mind. Please solve!

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TopNewestConsider \( (9,(n-9)) \) and \( (8,(n-8)) \). Of these two pairs, at least one pair must consist of two composite numbers, why? – Siddhartha Srivastava · 1 year, 10 months ago

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If you want a lengthy proof , try using Chicken McNugget Theorem on multiple pairs of numbers . – Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 10 months ago

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