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 2007-09-20, 02:27 #1 Orgasmic Troll Cranksta Rap Ayatollah     Jul 2003 641 Posts Prime Countdown Please start at the largest prime less than $\infty$
 2007-09-20, 05:36 #2 Fusion_power     Aug 2003 Snicker, AL 95910 Posts There are no primes greater than 1. DJ
 2007-09-20, 11:29 #3 Flatlander I quite division it     "Chris" Feb 2005 England 31×67 Posts $\infty$ - 1 and $\infty$ - 3 are twins. Last fiddled with by Flatlander on 2007-09-20 at 11:33
 2007-09-20, 11:56 #4 akruppa     "Nancy" Aug 2002 Alexandria 2,467 Posts So are $\infty$ - 1 and $\infty$ + 1. Alex
 2007-09-20, 12:57 #5 davar55     May 2004 New York City 5×7×112 Posts Since $\infty$ = $\infty$2, $\infty$ - 1 = $\infty$2 - 1 which is factorable, hence composite.
 2007-09-21, 19:49 #6 petrw1 1976 Toyota Corona years forever!     "Wayne" Nov 2006 Saskatchewan, Canada 116078 Posts 12,457,502,601,536,945,540,085,550,157,479, *** 092,659,011,752,880,154,053,967,871 *** 9,808,299 digits omitted.
2007-09-21, 20:30   #7
ewmayer
2ω=0

Sep 2002
República de California

11·1,063 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Orgasmic Troll Please start at the largest prime less than $\infty$
There is no such thing.

Thread locked; will unlock if thread starter is able to make problem well-posed, and convince me this is something other than an attempt to start an interminable spam-thread.

 2007-09-22, 01:24 #8 akruppa     "Nancy" Aug 2002 Alexandria 1001101000112 Posts I think it's a humorous follow-up to the prime count-up thread. Judging by the comments, everyone understood it as not to be taken seriously. Alex

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