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Re: Twin Prime trick puzzle

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  • djbroadhurst
    Phil wrote ... Yes, but I gave you far more than that: I identified the integer via Lucas and expanded the tiny residuum. Not that you wanted the full theory,
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 24, 2002
      Phil wrote
      > (sqrt(2n+1)+sqrt(2n-1))^2n + (sqrt(2n+1)-sqrt(2n-1))^2n
      > is an integer by inspection, and (sqrt(2n+1)-sqrt(2n-1))^2n -> 0.
      Yes, but I gave you far more than that:
      I identified the integer via Lucas and expanded
      the tiny residuum.
      Not that you wanted the full theory, of course:-)
      David
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