Theoretical Mathematics & Applications

Prime Numbers Calculation Formulas

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  • Abstract

    The application of prime numbers in modern science, especially in computer science, is very wide. Since prime numbers can only divisible by 1 and themselves, they are not factored any further like whole numbers. The problem to calculate all prime numbers using a formula posed for long periods. Though different formulas to calculate prime numbers were developed by Euler, Fermat, Mersenne and others, the formulas work for limited natural numbers and calculate limited prime numbers. 

    JEL classification numbers: C02, C63, C69

    Keywords: Prime numbers, Prime numbers formula, Prime number distribution, Prime number calculation.