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Topic: Prime Generalization Conjecture
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 Richard Heathfield Posts: 134 Registered: 12/22/06
Re: Musatov Prime Generalization Conjecture
Posted: Jun 30, 2009 9:15 PM

mike said:

> In article <_9qdnbY6rMCzjdfXnZ2dnUVZ8tZi4p2d@bt.com>,
> rjh@see.sig.invalid says...

>> Dik T. Winter said:
>>

>> > In article
>> >

>> > Musatov <marty.musatov@gmail.com> writes: ...
>>
>> <snip>
>>

>> > > Shown:
>> > > 2*4+1=9+2=11 prime
>> > > 2*24+1=49+2=51 prime

>> >
>> > Since when is 51 prime?

>>
>> It's odd, right? And primes (ignoring 2, which is clearly
>> experimental error) are odd, right? Therefore, 51 is prime, QED.
>>

> Come now Richard, you have to ignore 3 and 17 as well to prove
> that 51 is prime.

That would have been a different jest. Mine was more along the lines
of "all cats are animals, this dog is an animal, therefore this dog
is a cat".

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