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Re: [PrimeNumbers] Primes --> Primes

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  • Phil Carmody
    From: samir.musali ... I m not sure I completelf follow you, but what you ve written looks remarkably similar to the conjecture here:
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 15, 2012
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      From: samir.musali
      > If p:
      > 1) is not the 1st element of the set of primes;
      > 2) does not equal 2;
      > 3) equals either minimum 3 or other primes;
      > (2^p+1)/3=p*   
      > (p*-->prime can be equal p or not).
      >
      > The problem: if p=17 then p*=17*a (a--> any integer).
      >
      > The question: is there any prime as 17?
      >
      > At the end, I can say that "1" is not prime and when p=1
      > then p* also equals 1 and if we noticed that the conditions
      > (1, 2, 3) contain the numbers which are used in the
      > formula.

      I'm not sure I completelf follow you, but what you've written looks remarkably similar to the conjecture here:

      http://primes.utm.edu/glossary/xpage/NewMersenneConjecture.html

      Phil
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