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Topic: Prime numbers and pi
Replies: 33   Last Post: Dec 10, 2012 3:43 PM

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 Franz Gnaedinger Posts: 330 Registered: 4/30/07
Re: Prime numbers and pi
Posted: Apr 29, 2009 2:44 AM

Milo, read the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus as written
and don't phantasize about the methods Ahmes used,
study the methods he actually used. And, by the way,
the topic of this thread are the prime numbers and pi.
If you wish you can start a new thread on RMP 66; here
I won't discuss it anymore, nor another problem of the
RMP.

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1 = '1x1
1 = '1x2 '1x2
1 = '1x2 '2x3 '1x3
1 = '1x2 '2x3 '3x4 '1x4
1 = '1x2 '2x3 '3x4 '4x5 '1x5

'1x2 '3x4 '5x6 '7x8 '9x10 ... = ln2

'2 = '2x1
'2 = '1x3 '2x3
'2 = '1x3 '3x5 '2x5
'2 = '1x3 '3x5 '5x7 '2x7
'2 = '1x3 '3x5 '5x7 '7x9 '2x9

'1x3 '5x7 '9x11 '13x15 '17x19 ... = pi/8

'3 = '3x1
'3 = '1x4 '3x4
'3 = '1x4 '4x7 '3x7
'3 = '1x4 '4x7 '7x10 '3x10
'3 = '1x4 '4x7 '7x10 '10x13 '3x13

'1x4 '7x10 '13x16 '19x22 '25x28 ... = ???

'1x4 '3x11
'1x4 '7x10 '3x23
'1x4 '7x10 '13x16 '3x35
'1x4 '7x10 '13x16 '19x22 '3x47
'1x4 '7x10 '13x16 '19x22 '25x28 '3x59

'3 minus '3x5
'3 minus '4x7 '3x17
'3 minus '4x7 '10x13 '3x29
'3 minus '4x7 '10x13 '16x19 '3x41
'3 minus '4x7 '10x13 '16x19 '22x25 '3x53
'3 minus '4x7 '10x13 '16x19 '22x25 '28x31 '3x65