There are infinitely many primes.

TIKEKAR, V.G. (2014) There are infinitely many primes. At Right Angles, 3 (1). pp. 15-19. ISSN 2582-1873

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Say you have a set S of numbers. You want to know whether theremare finitely many elements in S, or infinitely many. How may we do this? Here is a possible strategy: Add up all the numbers in. If the sum if infinite, then surely S must have infinitely many elements!

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: TIKEKAR, V.G.
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Prime, Composite, Infinite, Euler, Fundamental theorem of arithmetic, divergent series
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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