# 3370501

This number is a prime.

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On the first page of his algebraic number theory text, K. B. Stolarsky said that to solve *y*^2 + 999 =

*x*^3 in positive integers is a problem one which "a fool can ask, but a thousand wise men cannot answer." There are just six solutions and 3370501 is the largest of the

*y*values. [Beedassy]

Submitted: 2008-07-12 22:00:36; Last Modified: 2008-08-01 02:00:49.

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