The fourth power of a number is the number obtained multiplying by itself three times thus: . It’s more commonly denoted as . For example, . Since the square of a square number is a fourth power, , fourth powers are sometimes called biquadratic numbers. For example, . The first few integer fourth powers are 1, 16, 81, 256, 625, 1296, 2401, etc., listed in A000290 of Sloane’s OEIS.
Any integer can be represented by the sum of at most 19 integer fourth powers (see Waring’s problem).
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