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Law of small numbers

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  • Kermit Rose
    ... 0 ... 0 ... 0 Looks remarkable. ... 28 Oops: Break in the pattern. Another illustration of the law of small numbers. :)
    Message 1 of 1 , May 12, 2012
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      >>> (5**2+1)%13
      0
      >>> (13**2+1)%17
      0
      >>> (17**2+1)%29
      0
      Looks remarkable.

      >>> (29**2+1)%37
      28

      Oops: Break in the pattern.
      Another illustration of the law of small numbers. :)
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