Monthly Archives: March 2017

Euler’s phi function 2,8,48, 480, 5760


It doesn’t take too much delving around with the primes to come across the appearance of Euler’s totient or phi function. It oozes out of the primes in a variety of locations. Firstly the composite helices and thus the prime … Continue reading

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Let’s start at the beginning…..


Composites & Primes – their relationship Continue reading

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What’s the problem?


We want to define the prime numbers as a logical sequence with a workable formula for the nth term and a means of establishing what n is when we have a given integer. As such we should then be able … Continue reading

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