[seqfan] Re: Sieving method for composite numbers described / used in A146071
maxale at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 20:13:08 CET 2008
You are misusing the term sieving as your sequence has nothing to do
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sieve_theory for the correct meaning
of sieving in mathematics.
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Alexander Povolotsky
<apovolot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would the sieving method for composite numbers, with which I came up in
> produce ALL prime numbers (so far I don't see 13 there ... ;-) ) ?
> If NOT - then could one define / predict what prime numbers will be not
> generated by below described sieving method for composite numbers ?
> Was this sieving method described / used before ?
> Best Regards,
> Alexander R. Povolotsky
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