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Old 2008-04-03, 15:09   #4
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I am not too worried about this dry spot. The expectation is approximately one prime every 6700 tests. I start worrying that something has gone wrong at 5*expectation, or in this case, 33500 tests without a prime. We are still pretty far from that threshold, but if you want to do 20000 tests, knock yourself out. However, if you do that many tests, I bet you will find a prime...

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