17057Re: Brocard's Conjecture, and other notes
- Oct 7, 2005--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeremy <mickleness@y...> wrote:
> Hi everyone... I just joined the list.
> I wrote a little paper on primes recently, offering an informal proof
> of Brocard's Conjecture. a few notes on twin primes. and other
> I was wondering if people on this list could look it over and let me
> know... well... if it has any merit. I'm competent at math, but
> proofs and high level math are a little foreign to me...
At the beginning of your proof of Brocard's conjecture,you wrote :
"Well if d-b >= k, and a >= b and c >= d, then surely c-a >= k ".
Surely not.There are cases where c-a < k.
Take for instance a = 5, b = 2, c = 7, d = 6 and k = 3.
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