chapter  12
More on Prime Numbers
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As you are probably beginning to appreciate, the prime numbers are funda-mental to our understanding of the integers. In this chapter we will discuss afew basic results concerning the primes, and also hint at the vast array of ques-tions, some solved, some unsolved, in current research into prime numbers.The first few primes are 2,3,5,7,11,13,17,19,23,29,31,37,41,43, . . .