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Integer-Coefficient Polynomials Have Prime-Rich Images

by Bryan Bischof (Kansas State University) and Javier Gomez-Calderon (Pennsylvania State University) and Andrew Perriello (University of Pittsburgh)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
February, 2010

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

The authors investigate the occurrence of composite values of non-constant polynomials with integer coefficients evaluated at integer points.


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