
Re: the probability theory has holes!
Posted:
Dec 2, 2009 7:50 AM


In article <e38c715c4ef24d7294633190a555044a@c3g2000yqd.googlegroups.com> eestath <stathopoulosee@gmail.com> writes: > What i had in mind is Eratosthenes Sieve: > > for 2: we exlude the first 1/2
What remains is 1/2 > for 3:then we exclude 1/3 but half of them have factor 2 so we > actually exclude 1/2*3
What remains is 1/2  1/2*3 = 1/3 > for 5:then we exclude 1/5 but half of them have factor 2 and 1/3 > have factor 3 so we actually exclude 1/2*3*5
Actually you exclude 1/3*5  dik t. winter, cwi, science park 123, 1098 xg amsterdam, nederland, +31205924131 home: bovenover 215, 1025 jn amsterdam, nederland; http://www.cwi.nl/~dik/

