tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post3434124767381324813..comments2024-06-18T16:39:15.839-04:00Comments on Recursivity: No Formula for the Prime Numbers?Unknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger59125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-74459077764558471632014-03-15T12:57:47.627-04:002014-03-15T12:57:47.627-04:00Nice blog entry! I've made it my recommended w...Nice blog entry! I've made it my recommended web link from <a href="http://www.theoremoftheday.org/Theorems.html#211" rel="nofollow">Theorem of the Day no. 211: Willans' Formula</a>Robin Whittyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00998528258924836951noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-58888073218124623912013-05-26T18:36:18.460-04:002013-05-26T18:36:18.460-04:00Yes. At this point my ability to help you underst...Yes. At this point my ability to help you understand the problem is exhausted. No more comments from you will be posted.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-19556801167009804402013-05-26T17:58:39.413-04:002013-05-26T17:58:39.413-04:00So the conjecture just says that there will be a i...So the conjecture just says that there will be a infintei amount of twin primes.And a prove is needed ?<br />Is that what It is all about?Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-426512544130267112013-05-26T13:47:41.954-04:002013-05-26T13:47:41.954-04:00The twin prime conjecture is:
There are infinitel...The twin prime conjecture is:<br /><br />There are infinitely many prime numbers p such that p+2 is also prime.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-61976382280308796702013-05-26T12:02:48.467-04:002013-05-26T12:02:48.467-04:00Ok cause i am failing to find a really good explat...Ok cause i am failing to find a really good explation of really what the twin prime conjecture is can u please explain to me?<br />Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-48802245741039573522013-05-26T11:53:32.070-04:002013-05-26T11:53:32.070-04:00Yes, I understand that you are a young person; it ...Yes, I understand that you are a young person; it is clear from the way you write.<br /><br />Any good bookstore or library will have books on number theory. I already suggested a couple to you.<br /><br />Nobody has a proof of the twin prime conjecture yet, so nobody can say for sure how easy or hard the proof will be. But if thousands of mathematicians have worked on it for hundreds of years, <i>of course</i> the very strong likelihood is that the proof will be very very difficult; otherwise someone would have already found the proof.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-16256824246672181562013-05-26T11:50:43.582-04:002013-05-26T11:50:43.582-04:00wait this twin prime conjecture is like fermates l...wait this twin prime conjecture is like fermates last therome where it seems so easy but than a lot of work is needed to prove it ?Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-61814480408417652982013-05-26T11:47:36.892-04:002013-05-26T11:47:36.892-04:00But really i can't get those coruses i am 14 t...But really i can't get those coruses i am 14 the library but only calculas books.te proof i have right now makes perfect sence i will show my teacher torrmow see what he says Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-51118319016396666292013-05-26T11:38:41.628-04:002013-05-26T11:38:41.628-04:00Matty: as I said, let's be realistic. There ...Matty: as I said, let's be realistic. There is simply no chance in hell that you've solved this difficult problem. So no, I definitely do not suggest you submit it to a journal.<br /><br />You need to take some basic courses in number theory before you can even begin to work on it. And if you don't know what a proof is, how can you say that you have proved it?<br /><br />More humility, more study is needed.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-49274056022529641342013-05-26T11:30:17.304-04:002013-05-26T11:30:17.304-04:00hey I really think I got the prove for it it isn&#...hey I really think I got the prove for it it isn't much of a good written proof but I will try to explain it to my teacher see what he think.or is there a place I can submit my work plz replyMattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-5962029838551044342013-05-24T05:46:23.579-04:002013-05-24T05:46:23.579-04:00can I just say what you have to do to proof it?Or ...<i>can I just say what you have to do to proof it?Or do they only accept a proof with numbers?</i><br /><br />Again, I don't know what you mean. For a mathematician, a proof is a logical argument that goes from the hypotheses to the conclusion by a series of logical steps. I don't know what "a proof with numbers" means.<br /><br /><i>cause right now I have already got a proof for it</i><br /><br />No, you don't.<br /><br />As I said before, if you don't know what a proof is, and you have no experience writing up proofs, then there is no chance at all you could have solved such a celebrated and difficult problem in a few days.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-189886007252077032013-05-24T02:40:39.516-04:002013-05-24T02:40:39.516-04:00I mean can I just say what you have to do to proof...I mean can I just say what you have to do to proof it?Or do they only accept a proof with numbers?<br />cause right now I have already got a proof for it and it is written with some a bit of proof of it and some words no equations or anyting well a bit but yea.Sorry for the inconvience but I have a limited amount of information in my reach so yea I can really get a book about that also I have English diablities I suck at English.Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-41308813895562485232013-05-23T05:47:01.107-04:002013-05-23T05:47:01.107-04:00Matty: sorry, I am unable to understand what you ...Matty: sorry, I am unable to understand what you are trying to say. <br /><br />Really, you need to walk before you can run. I suggest reading a good book on elementary number theory, such as Hardy and Wright. There you will learn the basic techniques, as well as what a proof is.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-861189906460045872013-05-23T02:40:40.328-04:002013-05-23T02:40:40.328-04:00Wait the given idea I have now to prove the twin p...Wait the given idea I have now to prove the twin prime conjecture is a bit hard for me to compute with all the numbers am I aloud to prove it by givening a statement or does that than also become a conjecture as a prove in words but the T.P.C is still needed a full mathematical proof for it?Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-29972394050792162242013-05-23T02:31:09.559-04:002013-05-23T02:31:09.559-04:00Ok :P I might need some more time on this it's...Ok :P I might need some more time on this it's a bit hardMattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-87305425995659543342013-05-22T04:40:51.217-04:002013-05-22T04:40:51.217-04:00I guess what people mean when they say that there ...<i>I guess what people mean when they say that there is no formula for primes is that no one has found a bijection from the natural numbers to the prime numbers</i><br /><br />No, this is incorrect. Not only is there a bijection, given by <i>n</i> associated with π(<i>n</i>), the <i>n</i>'th prime, but this bijection is also computable.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-87007208515418382652013-05-22T02:31:54.460-04:002013-05-22T02:31:54.460-04:00I guess what people mean when they say that there ...I guess what people mean when they say that there is no formula for primes is that no one has found a bijection from the natural numbers to the prime numbers, but I guess they are using the word formula incorrectly.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-40014754532715717712013-05-12T03:30:56.835-04:002013-05-12T03:30:56.835-04:00wait no sorry I got it now I can prove this !!!! o...wait no sorry I got it now I can prove this !!!! or not,..ok I will report about in about 1.5 weeks or 3Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-6442959070098428042013-05-12T03:21:19.583-04:002013-05-12T03:21:19.583-04:00ok http://primes.utm.edu/lists/small/100ktwins.txt...ok http://primes.utm.edu/lists/small/100ktwins.txt<br />the website shows the twin primes up to 100k but I don't get it<br />I know 3,5 differ by 2 but what about 11 and 17 and all of the others? I don't get it Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-43205250228305433342013-05-12T03:14:20.915-04:002013-05-12T03:14:20.915-04:00ok I shall be back in a week with the answer maybe...ok I shall be back in a week with the answer maybe or in 2 weeks just making sure that what I am trying to prove is what I think it is i will ask a few questions about the uncertently I have about the problem.<br />So all I have to do is to prove there are a infinvite amount of primes E.g 7-9 11-13 like that? and they have to have a diffence of 2.so simply I just have to prove that there are always be twin primes no matter how big the numbers get in the primes.IF I have the meaning of what I have to do right, tell me or if I have anymistakes please listMattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-6321478305763570532013-05-12T03:01:50.376-04:002013-05-12T03:01:50.376-04:00:( but the question seems so simple how complicate...:( but the question seems so simple how complicated can it be?<br />Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-26204818608117437612013-05-11T22:09:58.540-04:002013-05-11T22:09:58.540-04:00wil I get a prize if I prove that there are a infi...<i>wil I get a prize if I prove that there are a infinvte amount of twin primes?</i><br /><br />No prize that I know of, but you would certainly be famous.<br /><br />Without trying to be too discouraging, the chances that an untrained amateur can make progress on these kinds of extremely difficult questions is essentially zero. Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-75181529113832439352013-05-11T20:44:00.546-04:002013-05-11T20:44:00.546-04:00wil I get a prize if I prove that there are a infi...wil I get a prize if I prove that there are a infinvte amount of twin primes?Mattynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-73211869578897422312013-05-11T09:49:34.334-04:002013-05-11T09:49:34.334-04:00Matty: what do you mean "look at all the pri...Matty: what do you mean "look at all the prime numbers"? How can you "look at" infinitely many things?<br /><br />Before continuing I think you should read some very basic material about number theory. I recommend starting with Beiler's "Recreations in the Theory of Numbers". After that you can go on to something like Hardy and Wright.Jeffrey Shallithttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12763971505497961430noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-20067416.post-51130415177827129562013-05-11T09:47:18.694-04:002013-05-11T09:47:18.694-04:00ohk but couldn't they just look at all the pri...ohk but couldn't they just look at all the prime numbers and see if there are a infinite amount of twin primes? wouldn't that prove it. Or does it have to be done with a equationMattynoreply@blogger.com