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I Am Fascinated By Prime Numbers

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    Does 1910194 Mean Anything To You?

    It appears in the book Japa Yoga by Svami Sivananda and I always wondered what its significance is - the book's context isn't explicit. It would have been cooler if it were 1910191. Neither of these 2 are prime numbers, however. FYI the next smaller number which is prime is...
    freeed freeed 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    I Think That I Must Have Lost Some IQ Points!

    When I was a kid in both Junior-High and High School, I was tested, and my IQ scores were 165 and 185. I could figure out puzzles and riddles, decipher codes, analyze situations, size up people, and do a plethora of 'brainy' other stuff way back when. Later, I gave birth to 5...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 56-60, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    The Only 'even' Number That I Like Is 2

    I don't know how I got into the 'prime number thing', but now, when I set my microwave oven or dryer for time, it has to be a prime number. I'm not totally obsessed with prime numbers...they can just be odd numbers; but even number drive me nuts... with the exception of 2, which...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 56-60, F Apr 23, 2012

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    Left Trunctable Primes

    As a counterpoint to my story "Right Trunctable Primes", the curious will be satisfied to know there ARE Left Trunctable Primes as well, which are prime numbers that remain prime when the leading digit is removed successively. Here are some: 2, 3, 5, 7, 13, 17, 23, 37, 43, 47, 53...
    freeed freeed 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Is 2,904,897 A Prime Number?

    This little trick may win a bar bet someday and it's inexplicable on the surface, so is cool just for that. Well, it's not EVEN, so isn't a multiple of 2, doesn't end in 5, so isn't divisible by 5, but that leaves a lot of ground. In case you forgot, you only have to divide a...
    freeed freeed 66-70, M 10 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Ahhh The Number 13, It Always Fascinates Me..

    I love the number 13 as much as people hate it, along with the number 17, wherever i go i use the number 13 in whatever thing i do!!
    brokenwings13 brokenwings13 22-25, M Apr 25, 2011

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    I almost became a computer criminal at 17 years

    old because of a fascination with prime numbers. I had just read Rivest Shamir and Adlemans article in the 1979 issue of Scientic American on Nondeterministic Polynomail Time Problems. In it they detail the workings of public key cryptosystems, that are used in your browser...
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    Why I Love Prime Numbers

    I didn’t always like prime numbers. For Pete’s sake, dividing by 2 is always easier… and 10 is a fabulous number if you’re doing any arithmetical work. I discovered the beauty of prime numbers totally by accident. I inadvertently set a timer for 59 minutes. It just...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    Prime Numbers

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    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    73, The Best Number

    My guess is that this has already been posted, but it is a tribute to New Chrissy, nevertheless73 is the best number because:It is the 21st prime number;Its product is 21 (7X3=21);37 is its inverse, which is the 12 prime number12 is the inverse of 21.Dr. Sheldon CooperThis is the...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Jan 8, 2013

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    Anyone Else Solve That Google Riddle To Find The First 10 Digit Prime In E?

    If so, how? I hacked my way through it using microsoft excel (cause I'm not a coder) took a few hours but very fun! http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3916173
    dlmolicares dlmolicares 36-40 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    All you Prime Number freaks.

    .... What books on the Theory of Numbers have you people liked, from general interest, to textbooks and the like.....
    atenra11 atenra11 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Is 59595 A Prime Number?

    No, silly, any number ending in 5 is divisible by 5. Why did this number come up? It's how many EP points I reached as of today and I've always thought "symmetrical numbers" are cool. BTW, is the number of EP points YOU have a prime number?
    freeed freeed 66-70, M Apr 16, 2011

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    I AM 177

    I happened on this group by 'accident' (although, in reality, there are really no accidents). Anyway, if I am permitted to join, that would make me no. 177 (another prime number). I am also writing this on Saturday, the seventh day of the week (yet another prime).
    leprechaunz leprechaunz 56-60, M Sep 20, 2013

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    Right Trunctable Primes

    These are strange primes in that, if you successively remove the right-most digit another prime results, BUT even stranger is that if you coninue to do this, every "new [smaller]" number will also be prime. Here's an example: 3797  379   37    3...
    freeed freeed 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    hahha I am! this may sound crazy, but I'm so obsessed with the combination of numbers, I can't my phone number often. kmsl
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    I'm fascinated by my own human behavior!! b4 my n bf split up because I flashed my boobs,! is it considered cheating that I did that?? I know it wasn't right but it wasn't cheating...
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    fascinated n often shocked!!!!
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    WhisperinAngel WhisperinAngel 31-35, F Aug 13

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    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    I do not understand why people say they are fascinated by murderes and serial killers. i dont find anythink fascinating about them at all. they are just filled with hate and anger...
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    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 8

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    ill say it just depends on there story or condition. like asylum people or characters on video games. etc. sometime I will have a soft side for them or even crush on them a bit XD
    Comicfangirl15 Comicfangirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I will never be able to tell you why... But the perpetrators of the Culombine High School Massacre Eric and Dylan have ways had a place in my heart... Yeah, theres your fair share...
    DrDeathDefying DrDeathDefying 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    more or less fascinated by what makes them the way they are. what's going through there head. or what happened to them to make them that way. plus I love horror
    Naniebananie Naniebananie 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I know, people say it's ******* creepy xD I've always been, reading story's of it, like Charles Manson, Jeffrey dahmer, Ted bundy, Andrei chikatilo. It's quite interesting tbh...
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    "Ok, we'll see" = "Not a chance, no way, not in a million years, fucko"
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