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Old 2006-03-28, 03:24   #6
Hatori27
 
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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 http://freestatistics.altervista.org...ick.php?fid=56 ), 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. :)

http://www.twocircuits.com/setemp/prime.jpg
This isn't really new. It's essentially the sieve of Eratosthenes, programmed into Excel.
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