Prime number

Any integer greater than 1 is called a prime number if and only if its positive factors are 1 and the number p itself. The basic ideology involved in this post is flawed and the post has now been moved to Archives. Prime Generating Formulas We all know how hard it is to predict a formula for prime numbers! They have extremely uncertain patterns at various number ranges. Some prime

Claim for a Prime Number Formula

Dr. SMRH Moosavi has claimed that he had derived a general formula for finding the $ n$ -th prime number. More details can be found here at and a brief discussion here at Math.SE titled  “Formula for the nth prime number: discovered?” SOME MORE EXCERPTS ARE HERE:

Largest Prime Numbers

What is a Prime Number? An integer, say $ p $ , [ $ \ne {0} $ & $ \ne { \pm{1}} $ ] is said to be a prime integer iff its only factors (or divisors) are $ \pm{1} $ & $ \pm{p} $ . As? Few easy examples are: $ \pm{2}, \pm{3}, \pm{5}, \pm{7}, \pm{11}, \pm{13} $ …….etc. This list goes up to infinity