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Mathematics of Computation
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Primes at a glance


Authors: R. K. Guy, C. B. Lacampagne and J. L. Selfridge
Journal: Math. Comp. 48 (1987), 183-202
MSC: Primary 11A41
MathSciNet review: 866108
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Abstract: Let $ N = B - L$, $ B \geqslant \vert L\vert$, $ \gcd (B,L) = 1$, $ p\vert BL$ for all primes $ p \leqslant \sqrt N $. Then N is 0, 1 or a prime. Writing N in this form suggests a primality and a squarefreeness test. If we also require that when the prime $ q\vert BL$ and $ p < q$ then $ p\vert BL$, we say that $ B - L$ is a presentation of N. We list all presentations found for any N. We believe our list is complete.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1987-0866108-3
PII: S 0025-5718(1987)0866108-3
Article copyright: © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society