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twin primes

[¦twin ′prīmz]
(mathematics)
A pair of prime numbers that differ by 2.
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With a strategy others had abandoned, a young mathematician has narrowed the gap between primes, in hopes of ultimately proving the twin prime conjecture.
When k=1, it is the very twin prime numbers' conjecture evidently.
Due to the lack of an Abelian theorem for the latter, no further progress toward a solution of the twin prime problem was possible.
Twin prime numbers have a gap of one whole number between them, for example three and five, five and seven, 11 and 13.
Topics include the Littlewood conjecture in fields of power series, series and polynomials representations for weighted Rogers-Ramanujan partitions and products modulo 6, limiting processes with dependent increments for measures on symmetric groups of permutations, the ramification of a shift by two, the dynamics associated with certain digital sequences, a new approach to probabalistic number theory through compactification and integration, low discrepancy sequences generated by dynamical systems, renormalized Rauzy functions, approximations for the Goldbach and twin prime problem and gaps between consecutive primes, eigenfunctions for substitution tiling systems, and a review of the highlights of the "marriage" of probability and number theory.
A twin prime is a pair of primes of the form p, p + 2, like 5, 7 or 29, 31, or 347, 349, or 265 237 079 981, 265 237 079 983, for example.
Zhang, a mathematician at the University of New Hampshire, stunned the mathematical world in May when he reported a major step toward solving one of the oldest outstanding problems in number theory, called the twin prime conjecture (SN.
there are infinitely many primes p such that p + 2 is also prime (the twin prime conjecture);
Some sophisticated conjectural problems, quite a few of them are twin prime conjecture, mersenne prime conjecture and Goldbach conjecture.
For at least a century, they've labored to prove the twin prime conjecture.