20201109, 14:20  #221  
Dec 2008
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1156_{8} Posts 
Quote:
I was a bit lazy to finish my range, but new results should arrive this week. Looking at arXiv: 1807.08777 (J. P. Sorenson and J. Webster: Two algorithms to find primes in patterns), (also jzakiya's program in Misc.Math) I should consider writing my own algorithm in C sooner or later, there has to be a faster method than the one I'm currently using. Last fiddled with by mart_r on 20201109 at 14:25 

20201109, 20:41  #222 
Dec 2008
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2·311 Posts 

20201114, 12:14  #223 
Dec 2008
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2×311 Posts 
Results 11.5e15
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20201114, 14:44  #224 
"Carlos Pinho"
Oct 2011
Milton Keynes, UK
2^{4}×3×101 Posts 
Taking 1.15e16 to 1.19e16.

20201205, 22:39  #225 
May 2018
2·101 Posts 
It still seems counterintuitive, but OK, it is a good explanation. It seems like since prime numbers are more common than twin primes, the gaps between primes would fill up first. In the beginning, the first missing gap between primes is greater than the first missing gap between twin primes. However, at 1.05e16, the first missing gap between twin primes is greater than the first missing gap between primes. There must be a point where the first n such that 6n is a missing gap between twin primes passes the first m such that 2m is a missing gap between primes. I wonder when that point is. By the way, I meant 1.05e16 in my earlier post.

20201211, 20:21  #226 
Dec 2008
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2×311 Posts 
Taking 1.19e16 to 1.2e16.

20201231, 15:20  #227 
Dec 2008
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26E_{16} Posts 
Not a single new gap in this range. Oy.
Taking 1.2e16 to 1.22e16. 
20210121, 21:59  #228 
Dec 2008
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2·311 Posts 
Taking 1.22e16 to 1.25e16.

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