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Re: [PrimeNumbers] twin-prime heuristic proof

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  • Jens Kruse Andersen
    ... No. PARI/GP says the first counter examples are for k = 29, 33, 38, 39. ... That s an awfully short check, especially for a form allowing so many twin
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 8, 2006
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      Peter Kosinar wrote:
      > Unfortunately, your conjecture seems to fail for k=29
      ...
      > Did I do anything wrong?

      No. PARI/GP says the first counter examples are for k = 29, 33, 38, 39.

      Bill Bouris wrote:
      > I checked the results up to p(sub 10) = 29.

      That's an awfully short check, especially for a form allowing
      so many twin chances.
      There is no justification for the words "heuristic" or "proof".
      It was just a poor guess.

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      Jens Kruse Andersen
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