
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 >> > <115c718cfe664a34ac7c02b57c508d71@i6g2000yqj.googlegroups.com> >> > 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".
 Richard Heathfield <http://www.cpax.org.uk> Email: http://www. +rjh@ Forged article? See http://www.cpax.org.uk/prg/usenet/comp.lang.c/msgauth.php "Usenet is a strange place"  dmr 29 July 1999

