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Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2022-05-07, 23:34
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By a1call
You can always try to find the squares by trial...

You can always try to find the squares by trial and erfor. After all that is the Fermat’s factorization method. But:



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermat%27s_factorization_method

For a...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2022-04-30, 23:45
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By a1call
You can improve the probability of the numbers...

You can improve the probability of the numbers being Prime by replacing p^p with p^m for m>1 (the exponent being equal to p does not serve any purpose here). This will have the same mechanics but...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2022-04-30, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By a1call
If I am not mistaking: An equivalent format...

If I am not mistaking:
An equivalent format would be
p^(p-1) - n*p#
where n is an integer which is not divisible by p.
The result will always be divisible by p and never by any primes less than...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-04-26, 19:42
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
https://www.dw.com/en/un-seeks-to-force-explanatio...

https://www.dw.com/en/un-seeks-to-force-explanations-for-security-council-vetoes/a-61601334
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-24, 19:21
Replies: 1,928
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Views: 217,968
Posted By a1call
Personally I have always disliked giving as well...

Personally I have always disliked giving as well as receiving condolences. I find the word (specially its Persian version) the most depressing of words. Whenever I hear it, it raises/reminds the most...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-04-17, 18:46
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
From a philosophical point of view it's a sin to...

From a philosophical point of view it's a sin to lie. Other than that there is no justification not to lie if it helps your cause. That is and always has been, the mechanics of what is the...
Forum: Dobri 2022-04-13, 16:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By a1call
In case you do find a factor, you might want to...

In case you do find a factor, you might want to read this tread before publishing the factors:

https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=24775

Good luck. :smile:
Forum: Soap Box 2022-04-07, 20:27
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
What exactly is the difference between...

What exactly is the difference between abstentions and not voting?
It is interesting to analyze the former Soviet republics’ non NATO votes.
They are the next logical targets if Ukrane falls.
...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-04-01, 19:18
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
It only seems long when you are young. In reality...

It only seems long when you are young. In reality it's less than a moment. You get to the end before you realize it.
Which makes you wonder what is the point of all the wars, injustice and bloodshed...
Forum: Lounge 2022-03-27, 19:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By a1call
Nice find. I am puzzled as to how the high...

Nice find. I am puzzled as to how the high voltage is rectified.
Forum: Lounge 2022-03-26, 21:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By a1call
1st things 1st: *- 1kv can be deadly from a few...

1st things 1st:
*- 1kv can be deadly from a few feet away
*- For any given electrical insulator of any given thickness, there exists a voltage high enough that will breach it.
*- Thus the stored...
Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2022-03-21, 22:21
Replies: 57
Views: 26,936
Posted By a1call
Congratulations sir, on your accomplishment on...

Congratulations sir, on your accomplishment on Naw-Ruz 2022.

Let's take that as good omen for a civilized year ahead, void of animalistic wars and bloodshed.
Forum: Soap Box 2022-03-01, 17:02
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
Reading between the lines and judging by other...

Reading between the lines and judging by other bulling tactics he has already used, it seems to me that it is just an attempt at intimating the rest of the world by "acting" like he has lost his...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-03-01, 01:22
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
It is very difficult to make sense of the...

It is very difficult to make sense of the reflections on the TV screen:

https://twitter.com/maxseddon/status/1497975090251808777/photo/1

Shouldn't the reflection of the 2 men be on the left of...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-27, 19:53
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
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Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-27, 15:35
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
According to my previous post, as-is right now in...

According to my previous post, as-is right now in the UN-Charter, if more than 2/3 of the countries without Veto power vote in favor of a resolution in cases involving world security then any Veto is...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-26, 19:12
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Secur...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Security_Council_veto_power#:~:text=It%20has%20been,action%20is%20necessary.
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-26, 16:52
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
I have actually been present in street fights...

I have actually been present in street fights when a crowd just watches. Then sometimes one observer decides he had enough and intervenes. This usually initiates the whole crowd joining in. Then if...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-24, 17:12
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
*- Russia has the largest natural gas reserves in...

*- Russia has the largest natural gas reserves in the world
*- Iran has the 2nd largest natural gas reserves in the world
*- Iran regularly imports natural gas for internal use
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-24, 14:31
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
This and any similar conflicts could be addressed...

This and any similar conflicts could be addressed properly/intelligently iff a Union-of-Nations is formed similar to UN, where no nation has a veto power. Veto is the main factor that makes UN...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-20, 23:27
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
Agreed, it’s more like two neighbors fretting...

Agreed, it’s more like two neighbors fretting over where the fence should be erected. Not likely they will burn down the yard.
Forum: Soap Box 2022-02-20, 22:38
Replies: 386
Views: 15,834
Posted By a1call
Well, if this does start WW-III, it would be the...

Well, if this does start WW-III, it would be the 1st major conflict in the history of the world which is not based on religious/ideological doctrines (at the root), since both sides have identical...
Forum: No Prime Left Behind 2022-02-14, 20:53
Replies: 1,609
Views: 241,723
Posted By a1call
That's just his way of saying he loves you....

That's just his way of saying he loves you. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2022-02-11, 03:40
Replies: 112
Views: 5,417
Posted By a1call
I heard about this one on the radio. Hopefully...

I heard about this one on the radio. Hopefully it’s news.

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Forum: Lounge 2022-02-10, 16:35
Replies: 112
Views: 5,417
Posted By a1call
That was a rhetorical question, implying that...

That was a rhetorical question, implying that since I'm the one who wrote “winning the (some) lottery”, I should know what I meant.
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