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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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What is the biggest Prime Number you can get by arranging consecutive prime numbers side by side? Few examples:

P1=2

P2=23

P3=2357

P4=2357111317192329313741434753596167717379838997101103107109113127131137139149151157163167173179181191193197199211223227229233239241251257263269271277281283293307311313317331337347349353359367373379383389397401409419421431433439443449457461463467479487491499503509521523541547557563569571577587593599601607613617619631641643647653659661673677683691701709719 (355 Digits) Hope I didn't miss any prime number in this sequence!

Can you get P5?

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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Just found P5 (499 Digits).

P5=2357111317192329313741434753596167717379838997101103107109113127131137139149151157163167173179181191193197199211223227229233239241251257263269271277281283293307311313317331337347349353359367373379383389397401409419421431433439443449457461463467479487491499503509521523541547557563569571577587593599601607613617619631641643647653659661673677683691701709719727733739743751757761769773787797809811821823827829839853857859863877881883887907911919929937941947953967971977983991997100910131019102110311033

So, can someone find P6?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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How do you know there aren't any in between? Have you checked them all?

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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I did check them all but in case I missed any one of them, hope people can update it.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What did you use for checking?

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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You can check them using ECPP http://www.ellipsa.eu/ (Primo) or ECM/SIQS/Rabin-Miller http://www.alpertron.com.ar/ECM.HTM

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok, I will see what I can do. How are you doing with finding P6?

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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I think P6 would be having 800-1000 digits or even bigger. Would try finding it tomorrow.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok, see you then.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

P6 = 2357111317192329313741434753596167717379838997101103107109113127131137139149151157163167173179181191193197199211223227229233239241251257263269271277281283293307311313317331337347349353359367373379383389397401409419421431433439443449457461463467479487491499503509521523541547557563569571577587593599601607613617619631641643647653659661673677683691701709719727733739743751757761769773787797809811821823827829839853857859863877881883887907911919929937941947953967971977983991997100910131019102110311033103910491051106110631069108710911093109711031109111711231129115111531163117111811187119312011213121712231229123112371249125912771279128312891291129713011303130713191321132713611367137313811399140914231427142914331439144714511453145914711481148314871489149314991511152315311543154915531559156715711579158315971601160716091613161916211627163716571663166716691693169716991709172117231733174117471753175917771783178717891801181118231831184718611867187118731877187918891901190719131931193319491951197319791987199319971999200320112017202720292039205320632069208120832087208920992111211321292131213721412143215321612179220322072213222122372239224322512267226922732281228722932297

It has 1171 digits!

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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Kool Bobbyn:)..then P7 could be at least 2000-3000 Digits..I guess

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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If you need it I can get it.

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P7=235711131719232931374143475359616771737983899710110310710911312713113713914915115716316717317918119119319719921122322722923323924125125726326927127728128329330731131331733133734734935335936737337938338939740140941942143143343944344945746146346747948749149950350952152354154755756356957157758759359960160761361761963164164364765365966167367768369170170971972773373974375175776176977378779780981182182382782983985385785986387788188388790791191992993794194795396797197798399199710091013101910211031103310391049105110611063106910871091109310971103

11091117112311291151115311631171118111871193120112131217122312291231123712491259127712791283128912911297130113031307131913211327136113671373138113991409142314271429143314391447145114531459147114811483148714891493149915111523153115431549155315591567157115791583159716011607160916131619162116271637165716631667166916931697169917091721172317331741174717531759177717831787178918011811182318311847186118671871187318771879188919011907191319311933194919511973197919871993199719992003201120172027202920392053

20632069208120832087208920992111211321292131213721412143215321612179220322072213222122372239224322512267226922732281228722932297230923112333233923412347235123572371237723812383238923932399241124172423243724412447245924672473247725032521253125392543254925512557257925912593260926172621263326472657265926632671267726832687268926932699270727112713271927292731274127492753276727772789279127972801280328192833283728432851285728612879288728972903290929172927293929532957296329692971299930013011301930233037

This number has 1543 Digits, ok Bobby, get me P8.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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P8=23571113171923293137414347535961677173798389971011031071091131271311371391491511571631671731791811911931971992112232272292332392412512572632692712772812832933073113133173313373473493533593673733793833893974014094194214314334394434494574614634674794874914995035095215235415475575635695715775875935996016076136176196316416436476536596616736776836917017097197277337397437517577617697737877978098118218238278298398538578598638778818838879079119199299379419479539679719779839919971009101310191021103110331039104910511061106310691087109110931097110311091117112311291151115311631171118111871193120112131217122312291231123712491259127712791283128912911297130113031307131913211327136113671373138113991409142314271429143314391447145114531459147114811483148714891493149915111523153115431549155315591567157115791583159716011607160916131619162116271637165716631667166916931697169917091721172317331741174717531759177717831787178918011811182318311847186118671871187318771879188919011907191319311933194919511973197919871993199719992003201120172027202920392053206320692081208320872089209921112113212921312137214121432153216121792203220722132221223722392243225122672269227322812287229322972309231123332339234123472351235723712377238123832389239323992411241724232437244124472459246724732477250325212531253925432549255125572579259125932609261726212633264726572659266326712677268326872689269326992707271127132719272927312741274927532767277727892791279728012803281928332837284328512857286128792887289729032909291729272939295329572963296929712999300130113019302330373041304930613067307930833089310931193121313731633167316931813187319132033209321732213229325132533257325932713299330133073313331933233329333133433347335933613371337333893391340734133433344934573461346334673469349134993511351735273529353335393541354735573559357135813583359336073613361736233631363736433659367136733677369136973701370937193727373337393761376737693779379337973803382138233833384738513853386338773881388939073911391739193923392939313943394739673989400140034007401340194021402740494051405740734079409140934099411141274129413341394153415741594177420142114217421942294231424142434253425942614271427342834289429743274337433943494357436343734391439744094421442344414447445144574463448144834493450745134517451945234547454945614567458345914597460346214637463946434649465146574663467346794691470347214723472947334751475947834787478947934799480148134817483148614871487748894903490949194931493349374943495149574967496949734987499349995003500950115021502350395051505950775081508750995101510751135119514751535167517151795189519752095227523152335237526152735279528152975303530953235333534753515381538753935399540754135417541954315437544154435449547154775479548355015503550755195521552755315557556355695573558155915623563956415647565156535657565956695683568956935701571157175737574157435749577957835791580158075813582158275839584358495851585758615867586958795881589759035923592759395953598159876007601160296037604360476053606760736079608960916101611361216131613361436151616361736197619962036211621762216229624762576263626962716277628762996301631163176323632963376343635363596361636763736379638963976421642764496451646964736481649165216529654765516553656365696571657765816599660766196637665366596661667366796689669167016703670967196733673767616763677967816791679368036823682768296833684168576863686968716883689969076911691769476949695969616967697169776983699169977001701370197027703970437057706970797103710971217127712971517159717771877193720772117213721972297237724372477253728372977307730973217331733373497351736973937411741774337451745774597477748174877489749975077517752375297537754175477549755975617573757775837589759176037607762176397643764976697673768176877691769977037717772377277741775377577759778977937817782378297841785378677873787778797883790179077919792779337937794979517963799380098011801780398053805980698081808780898093810181118117812381478161816781718179819182098219822182318233823782438263826982738287829182938297831183178329835383638369837783878389841984238429843184438447846184678501851385218527853785398543856385738581859785998609862386278629864186478663866986778681868986938699870787138719873187378741874787538761877987838803880788198821883188378839884988618863886788878893892389298933894189518963896989718999900190079011901390299041904390499059906790919103910991279133913791519157916191739181918791999203920992219227923992419257927792819283929393119319932393379341934393499371937793919397940394139419942194319433943794399461946394679473947994919497951195219533953995479551958796019613961996239629963196439649966196779679968996979719972197339739974397499767976997819787979198039811981798299833983998519857985998719883988799019907992399299931994199499967997310007100091003710039100611006710069100791009110093100991010310111101331013910141101511015910163101691017710181101931021110223102431024710253102591026710271102731028910301103031031310321103311033310337103431035710369103911039910427104291043310453104571045910463104771048710499105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5719 digits!

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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Hi anonimnystefy!

Can you get us P9?:)

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Maybe, if you gave me enough time.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You will need a lot of time. P(9) has more than 121444 digits.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It's not fair!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why is it not fair? It is a lot better to know something about the size of problem you are given. Then you know whether or not to try it.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It is not fair because the next one is so large. I wanted to find one myself. Now I can't.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You could have found it.

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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Don't give up anonimnystefy! The largest Prime nearly 13 million digits! 100k digits is not that big in comparison.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No one knows what P(9) is, the 100000+ digits is only a lower bound. It could be much more.

To verify the primality of each number takes a long time even using the fastest algorithms.

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**Stangerzv****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-30
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I agree bobbym, sometimes the next prime just jumps into gigantic number out of blue. Sometimes they are just next to each other. You can never understand prime.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Generally the primes thin out. It is natural to expect in this case that there would be big jumps each time.

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