
Re: First Proof That Infinitely Many Prime Numbers Come in Pairs
Posted:
May 18, 2013 9:06 AM


In article <bc48b31168c044cd8747faffd108068a@fq2g2000pbb.googlegroups.com>, 1treePetrifiedForestLane <Space998@hotmail.com> wrote:
>bounded?... does that mean that there are no primes, >further than taht, apart?...
No, it means that there isn't a point after which consecutive primes are always more the 70 million apart.
It's easy to see that there are arbitrarily large gaps between some consecutive primes. Consider N factorial: the N1 integers N!N ... N!2 are all composite.
 Richard

