Category Archives: Prime Formula

Considering Prime Number Formulae

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

p+np# – a formula for the primes?

Take virtually any prime number as a start, and add any multiple of the next, smaller, prime number and you will create a set of integers that contains every prime…….provided one takes into account the structure of the primes as … 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