# A Heuristic for the Prime Number Theorem

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A well known conjecture about the distribution of primes asserts that between two consecutive squares there is always at least one prime number. The proof of this conjecture is quite out of reach at present, even under the assumption of the Riemann Hypothesis. This paper is concerned with the...

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We show that if A is a subset of {1, ..., n} which has no pair of elements whose difference is equal to p âˆ’ 1 with p a prime number, then the size of A is O( n(log log n)âˆ’ c(log log log log log n)) for some absolute c > 0.

- Huaï¿½s theorem with nine almost equal prime variables. L�, G.; Xu, Y. // Acta Mathematica Hungarica;Sep2007, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p309
We sharpen Huaï¿½s result by proving that each sufficiently large odd integer N can be written as , where p j are primes. This result is as good as what was previously derived from the Generalized Riemann Hypothesis.

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- A NOTE ON THE SUM OF THE FIRST n PRIMES. MATOMÄKI, KAISA // Quarterly Journal of Mathematics;Mar2010, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p109
We show that the arithmetic mean of the first n primes is an integer for â‰ª N19/24+Îµ numbers n â‰¤ N. This follows from showing that the discrepancy of the sequence consisting of the arithmetic means is â‰ª Nâˆ’5/24+Îµ.

- Small gaps between primes. Sivak-Fischler, J. // Acta Mathematica Hungarica;Sep2007, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p327
Combining Goldston-Yildirimï¿½s method on k-correlations of the truncated von Mangoldt function with Maierï¿½s matrix method, we show that $$ \Xi _r : = \lim \inf _{n \to \infty } \tfrac{{p_{n + r} - p_n }} {{\log p_n }} \leqq e^{ - \gamma } \left( {r - \tfrac{{\sqrt r }} {2}} \right) $$...

- On the prime graph of PSL(2, p) where p > 3 is a prime number. Khosravi, Bahman; Khosravi, Behnam; Khosravi, Behrooz // Acta Mathematica Hungarica;Sep2007, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p295
Let G be a finite group. We define the prime graph G( G) as follows. The vertices of G( G) are the primes dividing the order of G and two distinct vertices p, q are joined by an edge if there is an element in G of order pq. Recently M. Hagie [5] determined finite groups G satisfying G( G) = G(...

- Finite Groups with 2pm Elements Having the Highest Order are Solvable. Youyi Jiang; Mingshu Tan // Southeast Asian Bulletin of Mathematics;2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p59
Finite groups with 2pm elements having the highest order are studied. It is proved that finite groups with 2pm elements having the highest order are all solvable, where p > 5 is a prime and m is a positive integer.