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Topic: Prime number question
Replies: 6   Last Post: Mar 5, 2014 3:33 PM

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 gnasher729 Posts: 419 Registered: 10/7/06
Re: Prime number question
Posted: Mar 2, 2014 7:22 PM

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 11:54:40 PM UTC, q-rious wrote:
> Can product of two successive positive integer be always represented as a difference of two primes? If so, is there a proof?

Looks like a very random question. The product of two consecutive positive integers is always an even number. It is most likely that every even number is the difference of two primes, with no proof that I would know of. The "product of two consecutive positive integers" just confuses things.

Date Subject Author
3/2/14 Swapnajit Mittra
3/2/14 gnasher729
3/4/14 Swapnajit Mittra
3/4/14 Peter Percival
3/5/14 Swapnajit Mittra
3/5/14 William Elliot
3/5/14 Swapnajit Mittra