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Topic: Primes...
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Frank Buss

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Re: Primes...
Posted: Feb 2, 2003 4:19 AM
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Frank Buss <fb@frank-buss.de> wrote:

> Jim Ferry <jferry@[delete_this]uiuc.edu> wrote:
>

>> A difficult open problem is whether the limit of
>> sqrt(P_(n+1)) - sqrt(P_n) is 0.

>
> A weaker condition (< 1 instead of 0) is known as Andrica's Conjecture
> and has not yet been proven:
>
> http://mathworld.wolfram.com/AndricasConjecture.html


After thinking a bit about it, it is not the same, because Andrica's
Conjecture claims to be true for all n and not only for n->infinity, but at
least the formula is the same :-)

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Frank Buß, fb@frank-buss.de
http://www.frank-buss.de, http://www.it4-systems.de




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