Integer Composition Algorithm

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60211] Integer Composition Algorithm*From*: "Klaus G." <Karl_boehme_9 at msn.com>*Date*: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 04:04:11 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Recently I read an article about how to compose a given integer from a set of equal integers using basic operations. Trivial example: 12=4+4+4 or: 12=4*(4/4+4/4+4/4) and so on. I forgot name and method of that very sophisticated algorithm. Any idea? Klaus G.