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15707Re: [PrimeNumbers] another way to calculate primes

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  • Paul Leyland
    Dec 7, 2004
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      On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 00:45, Gianni Mazzarello wrote:
      > I noticed I forgot to include 3, it was only distraction.
      >
      > However I think this statement is enaugh:
      >
      > the set of prime numbers = 2, 3, 5 PLUS all odd numbers > 5,
      > not ending by 5 and not composite.

      I'm missing something. Why single out 2, 3 and 5?

      The set of prime numbers is all numbers that are not composite, by
      definition.


      Paul
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