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Old 2006-03-28, 03:24   #6
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Jun 2005

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Originally Posted by Falkon303
Hi guys, I found something out about the prime system that I believe is very beneficial. If you write the numbers first vertically in excel (free version here ), and then across the top from Right to Left (or Left to Right if need be), and then assign the number values to the spaces counted vertically (ie - 2 spaces for 2, 3 for 3), and start with the horizontal 2 matching the vertical 2 as a "1" 2-count, and follow this patters, not only are primes revealed, but also the basis of multiplication and division. This could easily be assembled to win a cash prize if any of you have good uses for the cash, I'd recommend it.

Oh, and here is what it looks like. :)
This isn't really new. It's essentially the sieve of Eratosthenes, programmed into Excel.
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