Why should I switch to Python? - Infinity of Primes

Hasan Diwan hdiwan at rpi.edu
Wed Apr 5 16:31:38 CEST 2000


Proof of infinity of primes by contradiction:=
	Suppose there is a finite number of primes p, where p is the set
	of all primes up to p[k]. Now multiply all the elements of p
	together. You now have a number that is a product of primes, add 1
	to this number, and you have a new prime, so my assumption is
	bogus and there are an infinite number of primes.
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Hasan Diwan [hdiwan at pobox.com] :)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Computer Science Department
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