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Topic: Conjecture Prime
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Re: Conjecture Prime
Posted: Jun 24, 2009 10:33 PM
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W. Dale Hall wrote:
> wrote:
> > I conjecture any even number multiplied by the next even number and
> > then taking the result minus one produces a prime number in all cases
> > and is a constant.
> >
> > --
> > mm

> Did you try any values, or did you rely on your proof of P = NP
> to get the answer?

Yes and no.
> Note that 10 x 12 = 120, 119 = 7 x 17


The equation and opeation must be written as follows:


In instance of a composite number it will have two prime factors.

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