A different take on finding primes

Nigel Rowe see at signature.invalid
Wed Nov 18 02:33:24 CET 2009


On Tue, 17 Nov 2009 05:21, Tobiah wrote in comp.lang.python
<<oKgMm.17283$ET3.3841 at newsfe17.iad>>:

> 
>>> Let me
>>> be clear, given 2min, how many primes can you find, they need not be
in
>>> order or consecutive.
> 
> Do they have to go from low to high?   :( )

1) google list of prime numbers
2) see "Prime numbers list" in the results (number 3 in the results) 
3) click link that leads to www.prime-numbers.org

I found 455042511 prime numbers in approx 15 seconds.

Is that what you wanted?

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        Nigel Rowe
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