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
http://forsythe.dhs.org/~hdiwan
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