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Topic: Combining Primes
Replies: 81   Last Post: Aug 19, 2013 1:12 PM

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 namducnguyen Posts: 2,777 Registered: 12/13/04
Re: Combining Primes
Posted: Aug 11, 2013 10:57 AM

On 11/08/2013 3:39 AM, Sandy wrote:
> Nam Nguyen wrote:
>> On 10/08/2013 3:05 PM, Sandy wrote:
>>> jim wrote:
>>>> Is there any way to combine 2 primes to get a larger prime, either
>>>> guarantying the primality of the result or with a quick test for the
>>>> primality?

>>>
>>> In the light of my response to Nam, you almost certainly want to express
>>> the part:
>>>
>>> Is there any way to combine 2 primes to get a larger prime?
>>>
>>>
>>> Is there any algorithmic way to combine 2 primes to get
>>> a larger prime?
>>>
>>> And to make that precise:
>>>
>>> Is there a recursive function h such that h(p,q) is
>>> a prime > max(p,q) when p and q are both primes?
>>> (The value of h elsewhere being of no interest.)
>>>
>>>
>>> If p = q = 2, h = 3, otherwise test max(p,q) + k for primality for k =
>>> 2, 4, 6, ... until you find a prime.

>>
>> So, one still doesn't see the _definition of your function h_ !
>>

>
> I've specified a primitive recursive h.

Really? So your function h(m,n) would look like:

h(m,n) df= xxx.

Which post did you spell out the _string_ xxx using the
language of arithmetic?

What is _exactly_ your string xxx?

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