Re: [PrimeNumbers] Factorization of Prime numbers
- --- On Tue, 12/23/08, dm_kulkarni45 <dm_kulkarni45@...> wrote:
> Hello Friends,So not only do you claim to have a proof of the Goldbach conjecture (which of course was nonsense), but also you are unfamiliar with the concept of the Gaussian integers and Gaussian primes.
> Prime numbers by its definition is a number divisible
> by itself
> or 1. But prime numbers can be factorised by using complex
> (imaginary numbers).
> (1+i)(1-i)=2; (2+i)(2-i)=5; (2+3i)(2-3i)=13
> I fact any number can be expressed as the product of
> complex conjugates
> This may not be something new, somebody might have found
> it. But I
> welcome to have your comments or any further research.
If any number can be expressed as a product of complex conjugates, then how would you express 3, 7, or 11 as one?