I was reminded of Euler’s proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers in reading my new (used) copy of Karl Popper’s book “The Logic of Scientific Discovery”. 244 more words

## Tags » Primes

#### Refreshing problem on Number Theory

There isn’t too much going in this question.Nonetheless,I just *liked* it for some bloody reason.

- Let and be positive integers where .If is prime,prove that is even and n is of the form where 101 more words

#### Sharing Gary Rubinstein's Perfect Number video with my 6th grader

Saw a neat tweet from Gary Rubinstein earlier in the week:

142 more wordsTutorial videos from the second semester of the math explorations course I teach https://t.co/fVqEGcyd89…

#### Euler and 1,000,009

Here’s a tale of one the great mathematicians of all time that I heard for the first time this year: the great mathematician published a mistake… which, when it occurs today, is highly professionally embarrassing to modern mathematicians. 86 more words

#### Factoring Mersenne "primes"

I love hearing and telling tales of legendary mathematicians. Today’s tale comes from Frank Nelson Cole and definitely comes from the era before calculators or computers. 144 more words

#### Prime Numbers And How To Find Them 2: Randomness

Again, many will be have been acquainted with the number grid showing prime numbers. Immediately, there is an element of randomness but with a little more thought, you may notice columns of non-primes. 485 more words

#### Prime Time

the even number community

bolsters pride

in its fabulous wealth

of integer factors

as the prime number

elites remain aloof

in the rarefied air

of exclusivity… 68 more words