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Topic: The oldest unsolved problem
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Jonathan Hoyle

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Re: The oldest unsolved problem
Posted: May 9, 2000 4:17 PM
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I thought I heard the "oldest" unsolved problem is to find the equation
to generate the primes. It has been proven that no polynomial will do
it (and in fact, I don't beleive that any closed-form equation will ever
be found). How old is this problem by the way?






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