## Primes: The Basics -- e-info sites.. (a small hint)

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• On the EFF site, when you go to the lists of primes (very awesomely awesome quantities of primes!) The exact page is:
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On the EFF site, when you go to the "lists of primes"
(very awesomely awesome quantities of primes!)

The exact page is:

or from the main page

http://www.eff.org/awards/prime-info.html

click on "Hundreds of thousands of primes"

After you search, the list of primes is presented
as a list one-per-line in the window to the RIGHT
hand side.

If you want to cut and paste these into a file,

Click in the window,

then press CTRL-A

(this should "high-light" all of the numbers,

then press CTRL-C and then open your fav
editor (on windows, you will have to use
primes at a stretch is a whole buncha characters!)

then click in the text area of your editor,
and press CTRL-V.

I forget how to do this on Unix -- too many years,
I'm affraid.

Anyway, I'll be studying the first 50,000 primes
for a while now -- already found "the tropical
islands (three triple primes in a row with NO
other primes in between them:

--- look for details on my maths pages:

http://www.mac-2001.com/maths/prime-twins.htm

It looks like this (in base 10):

3251 3253 *** 3257 3259 3299 3301
3329 3331
3359---3361------3371----3373------3389---3391
3461 3463***
*3467 3469 3527 3529 3539 3541
3557 3559
3581 3583 3671 3673 3767 3769
3821 3823
3851 3853 3917 3919 3929 3931
4001 4003
4019 4021 4091 4093 4127 4129
4157 4159
4217---4219------4229----4231------4241---4243
4259 4261
4271 4273 4337 4339 4421 4423
4481 4483

the "----" es connect the "islands".

amazing, hunh?

-- Richard T.

(nite all)

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