A fight with Euclid

Orlin, Ben (2013) A fight with Euclid. At Right Angles, 2 (3). pp. 9-13. ISSN 2582-1873

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It started out most civil, with a honeyed cup of tea; we traded tales of scholars, like Descartes and Ptolemy. But as the tea began to cool, our chatter did as well. We’d had our fill of gossip. We sat silent for a spell. That’s when Euclid turned to me, and said, “Hear this, my friend: did you know the primes go on forever, with no end?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Orlin, Ben
Document Language:
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Euclid,prime
Subjects: Natural Sciences
Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1681
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