My younger son is doing a little review work in Art of Problem Solving’s Introduction to Number Theory book. This book is a wonderful way for kids to learn all sorts of interesting properties of numbers. 123 more words
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I’ve been playing around with the list digits of consecutive twin primes for a few weeks. The idea was inspired by the paper of Lemke Oliver and Soundararajan on consecutive primes described by Evelyn Lamb here: 607 more words
What are primes?
A Number that has no divisors apart from one and itself is termed as prime.
The most naive algorithm for finding if a number is prime involves iterating i from 1 to n , checking if the number is divisible by i (using the modulus operator) . 454 more words