TITLE

Prime Simplicity

AUTHOR(S)
Hardy, Michael; Woodgold, Catherine
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the investigation of the story of Euclid regarding the demonstration of the existence of infinite prime numbers. It mentions that Euclid demonstrated its proof by means of contradiction. Furthermore, it is said that Euclid misinformed his student which lead to errors and confusion about prime numbers.
ACCESSION #
47106707

 

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