The first occurrence of large gaps between successive primes

Author:
Richard P. Brent

Journal:
Math. Comp. **27** (1973), 959-963

MSC:
Primary 10A20

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1973-0330021-0

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0330021

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Abstract: A table of the first occurrence of a string of composite numbers between two primes is given for and 301. All such strings between primes less than have been accounted for. The computation supports some conjectures on the distribution of these strings.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1973-0330021-0

Keywords:
Prime,
distribution of primes,
prime gap,
maximal prime gap,
successive composites,
consecutive primes

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American Mathematical Society