Number Theory

   

Prime Numbers as a Function of a Geometric Progression

Authors: Leif R. Uppström, Daniel Uppström

In mathematical literature it is asked for a computable function or efficient algorithm to find all, or at least a large subset, of the prime numbers. This paper shows that all primes can be characerised by their reciprocal period length L and its figure value R. These parameters are given for each prime after inversion to an infinitely repeated period and are used to group all primes into disjoint sets that arise as a function of a geometric progression. This theory suggests new ways to enumerate and find large primes.

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