Sieve of Eratosthenes

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sieve of Eratosthenes

[′siv əv ‚er·ə′täs·thə‚nēz]
(mathematics)
An iterative procedure which determines all the primes less than a given number.

Sieve of Eratosthenes

A benchmark program used to test the mathematical speed of a computer. The program calculates prime numbers based on Eratosthenes's algorithm.