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Old 2005-09-02, 17:02   #1

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is there somewhere that i could download the *complete* list of all known prime numbers? Does anyone know how many prime numbers are currently known?

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Old 2005-09-02, 18:07   #2
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The list of all currently known prime numbers would fill up more hard drive space than is available to most Fortune 500 companies.

I know that isn't a very helpful answer, but it is a fact.

There are programs available that will generate prime numbers, you could get one and use it to generate a list as large as you like.
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Old 2005-09-03, 00:46   #3
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Alternatively, there are literally hundreds of web sites with lists ready for you to download. I wouldn't trust most of them, but this is a good one:
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Old 2005-09-03, 05:49   #4
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A related question has been asked before.

See the "Just how many known primes are there?" thread at
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