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Prime Number Listening Guide

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Visit this site: http://primes.utm.edu/programs/music/listen/

Author:Chris Caldwell; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin
Description: A guide to an online program that you can use to create your own "primal sounds" if you can play midi files. Caldwell introduces a few ways to hear the primes and use them to hear both the simple patterns (there are some) and the perplexing irregularities of the sequence of primes. Contents: Why play the primes? Primes as notes; Divide and conquer; Respite; Adding tempo; Conclusion.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Topic Tools Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Prime Numbers, Music

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