Grieve (grieve) wrote,
Grieve
grieve

Subconciously Prime

The other day I was discussing numbers and primes with a coworker of mine. I randomly wrote 27043 on the white board and said just pretend this is prime. Then I went on to talk about the problem at hand. Then of course we had to know the prime factors of 27043. It turns out it is prime. Then yesterday I randomly wrote down a number, 137, discussing the very same problem and it turned out to be prime. I think I am subconsiously channelling the Riemann Zeta Function. To test this hypothesis I am going to randomly write down some numbers here and see if they turn out to be prime:

  1. 3

  2. 5

  3. 7

  4. 14431

  5. 99194853094755497

  6. 19134702400093278081449423917

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