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A Variant of the Partition Function

by John F. Loase (Concordia College), David Lansing (Concordia College), Carrie Hryczaniuk (Concordia College), and Jamie Cahoon (Concordia College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 2005

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

The partition function is modified so that summands must be prime integers.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Number Theory | Arithmetic Functions
Number Theory | Partitions
Number Theory | Primes and Composites
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