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#1 2013-06-17 23:06:30

phanthanhtom
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Prime numbers (a computer continuation)

If you'd like, look at the problem from my post in the Help Me! Forum.
Now, I am looking for algorithm to use in Pascal/Python/whatever to compute those values. I have no knowledge in programming, so help me!

#2 2013-08-07 00:48:26

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Re: Prime numbers (a computer continuation)

Link please?


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#3 2013-08-07 01:02:56

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Re: Prime numbers (a computer continuation)


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

#4 2013-08-07 01:08:11

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Re: Prime numbers (a computer continuation)

Hi;

How do I set the loops without having known an upper limit?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

#5 2013-08-07 01:10:22

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Re: Prime numbers (a computer continuation)

Following in the footsteps of the guy who already was there will be a good place to start.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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