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Old 2013-09-17, 22:29   #3
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"Tim Sorbera"
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I get:
  1. 2.1066704325
  2. (assuming my definition of "10%" from my last post) 1.8736586992
That means that eliminating 10% of the candidates reduced the expected primes remaining by about 11%. The expected primes for the whole range has gone up to ~2.87, since we found 1 prime.
I sieved to 100000 to get my figures. If you sieve to any other amount, you may get slightly different figures.


I'm rusty at this sort of thing, but I used to do this often, so I'm fairly confident that I'm correct.

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