Generating the n-th Prime

COMMUNITY MATHEMATICS CENTRE, CoMaC (2015) Generating the n-th Prime. At Right Angles, 4 (2). pp. 28-29.

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Abstract

Here is an unusual way of generating the prime numbers. It is taken from a letter written by Ronald Skurnick of Nassau Community College (New York, USA) to Mathematics Teacher (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and published in the November 2009 issue of the journal.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: COMMUNITY MATHEMATICS CENTRE, CoMaC
Document Language:
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Odd, even, prime, algorithm, Eratosthenes sieve
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1717
Publisher URL: http://apfstatic.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-...

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