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Andrica's Conjecture

Andrica’s Conjecture is true. We show how it can be reached.

Andrica’s Conjecture

Math

Proving theorems and special cases (Part 9): The Riemann hypothesis

In a recent class with my future secondary math teachers, we had a fascinating discussion concerning how a teacher should respond to the following question from a student: 284 more words

Theorems

Mersenne Primes

I was thinking a lot these days about this blog and exactly how I should reorganize this a little. If you follow me on Facebook or Tumblr, I think you are familiar with my new weekly number/mathematician series. 358 more words

Math

The Prime Number Theorem explained

People have asked me to explain how Gauss’ Prime Number Theorem actually works. I mentioned it in my “How to Find Prime Numbers” post, but never explained it, so here is a short and (relatively) simple guide. 324 more words

Mathematics

Proving theorems and special cases (Part 7): The twin prime conjecture

In a recent class with my future secondary math teachers, we had a fascinating discussion concerning how a teacher should respond to the following question from a student: 435 more words

Theorems

Proving theorems and special cases (Part 6): The Goldbach conjecture

In a recent class with my future secondary math teachers, we had a fascinating discussion concerning how a teacher should respond to the following question from a student: 229 more words

Theorems

Proving theorems and special cases (Part 4): Mathematical induction

In a recent class with my future secondary math teachers, we had a fascinating discussion concerning how a teacher should respond to the following question from a student: 265 more words

Precalculus