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Prime Numbers

Since all other whole numbers (except 0) can be produced by multiplying together primes – they must be considered fundamental.

(1), 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31 &etc

Although billions of them have so far been found (nowadays via computational 'sieving' algorithms), they appear to be randomly distributed. As yet there’s no proven mathematical method which can accurately predict where the next one will be.


Also see: The Riemann hypothesisplugin-autotooltip__plain plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Riemann hypothesis

- was proposed by Bernhard Riemann (1859), and is a conjecture about the distribution of the zeros of the Riemann zeta function.

The Riemann hypothesis asserts that all interesting solutions of the equation :

$$ {\displaystyle \zeta (s)=\sum _{…

Note: The true nature of randomnessplugin-autotooltip__plain plugin-autotooltip_bigRandom numbers

"“We can never decide for sure that a number is random, but what we can do is apply an increasing number of tests and treat our sequence of numbers as innocent until proved guilty.”

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