# An Upper Bound on the $$n$$th Prime

by John J. Jaroma (Austin College)

College Mathematics Journal
March, 2005

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Number Theory | Primes
Applicable Course(s): 4.3 Number Theory

Builds on Nagura's theorem saying that there exists at least one prime between $$n$$ and $$6n/5$$ if $$n>24$$

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