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This is a variant of the unsolved problem of $a^6+b^6+c^6≠d^6+e^6+f^6$, for distinct primes. Does it have any significance for Exact Three Cover?

I think that you cannot guarantee an unique sum, but the numbers for a counterexample must be taken at "the end of the universe". You can find primes $p_{i_j}$ and factors $k_j$ such that $\...
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Bijection between NP-complete problems

To expand on Bruno and Emil's comments, the Berman-Hartmanis isomorphism theorem [1, p.312] says yes, provided $A$ and $B$ are paddable: If both $A$ and $B$ are paddable, there exists a polynomial-...
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