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Old 04-17-2017, 05:37 PM
SamuelA SamuelA is offline
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Originally Posted by boffking View Post
What percentage of numbers are prime?
You can't take a percent of infinity.
You can't? I would swear that you in fact can. Isn't that what we do in math when we take the limit, for example, the value of an asset over infinite time? (aka an infinite series of a number that is shrinking) Primes are funny because they aren't smooth mathematically so while we can observe that they get rarer and rarer the bigger the numbers get, we can't prove exact properties of them over infinity.

Last edited by SamuelA; 04-17-2017 at 05:38 PM.