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A Curious Way to Test for Primes

Primality testing via repeated differentiation of certain functions is the topic of this paper.
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3670
MSC Codes: 
11A41
Author(s): 
Dennis P. Walsh (Middle Tennessee State University)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 2007
Subject(s): 
Primes
Number Theory
Algebra and Number Theory
Topic(s): 
Primes and Composites, Primality Testing
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5.00
Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
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Saturday, August 25, 2012
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