18923Re: [PrimeNumbers] Known prime gaps
- May 8, 2007
> > Years ago I plotted a frequency distribution of prime gaps from 2 to someA good illustration: http://ieeta.pt/~tos/gaps.html
> > small limit and the curve always looked similar to the curve for black body
> > radiation. Has anyone done this for limits large or small? Are there
> > theoretical reasons to account for this?
> Prime gaps are far from smoothly distributed.
> Gaps divisible by 3 are more likely than ones not divisible by 3.
> As 30 becomes small, gaps divisible by 30 also become more popular.
> As always this can be explained by looking at small primes.
All the best,
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