RE: [PrimeNumbers] Re: Twin Primes Waffle
>Well, 10 is representable as kp+10 when k=0 and p=59 or p=61 but IYes I did.
>guess you mean for k>0.
From: richard_heylen [mailto:richard_heylen@...]
Sent: 17 April 2002 00:01
Subject: [PrimeNumbers] Re: Twin Primes Waffle
--- In primenumbers@y..., "Jon Perry" <perry@g...> wrote:
> Can anyone prove that only using all the primes 5 and above, there
> infinite number of integers not representable by:
> kp+/-j, where j is such that p=6j+/-1.
> e.g. 10 is not 5k+/-1, or 7k+/-1, or 11k+/-2 or 13k+/-2
> whereas 9 is both 5-1 and 11-2.
> 10 not being present implies that 59 and 61 are twin primes.
Well, 10 is representable as kp+10 when k=0 and p=59 or p=61 but I
guess you mean for k>0.
As for whether there are an infinite number of non-representable
integers, it is indeed equivalent to the twin primes conjecture as
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