Category Archives: Patterns

Counting the primes

One of the key missing elements of the prime number sequence is the ability to identify the i th  term in the sequence. That works two ways – can we calculate the  i th  term and if we have a prime number … Continue reading

Start here…..Composite arrays or more strictly helices

Arrays of composite numbers associated with each prime number Continue reading

Prime or Composite?

Is an integer Prime or Composite? Is there any proof an integer being Prime, other than it not being Composite i.e. it has no prime factors? Lists of potentially prime numbers or pseudo primes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudoprime have been identified using a variety of … Continue reading

Introduction

Prime Number distribution has been a source of fascination to both professional and amateur mathematicians for many years. The distribution is easy to explain, and conceptually easy to understand, once explained, but almost impossible to see if one looks just at the prime … Continue reading

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Prime Number Alignment & resultant helices/spirals

Prime Number Alignment – Helices or Spirals Prime numbers can be written in the form p(i)+np(i-1)#, often in multiple forms, thus taking a random selection of prime numbers (6947 onwards):   3 5 7 11 13 Prime Number 2# 3# … Continue reading