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Old 2007-09-20, 02:27   #1
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Please start at the largest prime less than \infty
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Old 2007-09-20, 05:36   #2
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There are no primes greater than 1.

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Old 2007-09-20, 11:29   #3
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\infty - 1 and \infty - 3 are twins.

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Old 2007-09-20, 11:56   #4
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So are \infty - 1 and \infty + 1.

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Old 2007-09-20, 12:57   #5
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Since \infty = \infty2,

\infty - 1 = \infty2 - 1

which is factorable, hence composite.
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Old 2007-09-21, 19:49   #6
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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.
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Old 2007-09-21, 20:30   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Orgasmic Troll View Post
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.

Your sincerely,
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Old 2007-09-22, 01:24   #8
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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.

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