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An Upper Bound on the \(n\)th Prime

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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1473
Author(s): 
John J. Jaroma (Austin College)
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
March, 2005
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
Primes
Topic(s): 
Primes and Composites, Distribution of Primes
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Rating Count: 
15.00
Rating Sum: 
43.00
Rating Average: 
2.87
Author (old format): 
John J. Jaroma
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
Modify Date: 
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Average: 2.9 (15 votes)

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