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

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 Sandy Posts: 51 Registered: 7/9/13
Re: Combining Primes
Posted: Aug 11, 2013 11:28 AM

Nam Nguyen wrote:
> On 11/08/2013 12:55 AM, William Elliot wrote:
>> On Sat, 10 Aug 2013, Nam Nguyen wrote:
>>

>>>>>> min{ r prime | p,q < r }
>>>>
>>>>> Where's such _determination_ in this case of primes? I'd say that
>>>>> such determination _is impossible_ (and one can prove it).
>>>>>
>>>>> Would you believe otherwise?

>>>>
>>>> Yes, there is an effective procedure for finding the first or
>>>> smallest prime
>>>> greater than a given prime.

>>>
>>> Perhaps I should have underlined "such" as well: " Where's
>>> _such determination_ in this case of primes?". Iow, "determination"
>>> is a _full blown function, spelled out in the language of arithmetic_ .
>>>

>> Most of your terms are undefined and subjective.
>
> It's actually not: all it requests is you come up with a function
> written in L(0,S,+,*,<), as I've done in the odd-number exapmple:
>
> f''(m,n) df= m+n+1
>
> There. Nothing is subjective!
>

>>
>>> Can you _formalize_ such a _function_ , as has been done for the cases
>>> of even or odd numbers? (It doesn't matter how many lines you might use
>>> to type, I'll try to parse that function definition).

>>
>> I gave you a well defined function spelled out using mathematical
>> notation
>> and in addition, there is an algorithm that will compute the function for
>> every positive integer. I'll let you parse out the algorithm from the
>> function I defined exclusively using mathematical notation.

>
> You didn't give the function in the form:
>
> h(m,n) df = xxx
>
> where xxx is written in L(0,S,+,*,<), which is _expected_ .
>
>

Did the OP mention L(0,S,+,*,<)? Does he know what it is?
Not everyone shares your obsessions.

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