disprove that there are infinitely many primes numbers p for which p+2 and p+4 are also prime numbers.

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- Jul 9th 2008, 02:10 PMJCIRNumber Theory
disprove that there are infinitely many primes numbers p for which p+2 and p+4 are also prime numbers.

- Jul 9th 2008, 02:16 PMThePerfectHacker
- Jul 9th 2008, 02:16 PMJaneBennet
- Jul 10th 2008, 12:41 PMMatt Westwood
Probably worth pointing out that the original question was:

"DISprove that there are infinitely many primes numbers p for which p+2 and p+4 are also prime numbers"

NOT "Prove". - Jul 10th 2008, 12:49 PMThePerfectHacker
- Jul 10th 2008, 06:20 PMJCIR
Sorry I did not mention I edit it

- Jul 10th 2008, 09:39 PMMatt Westwood
Bah. Makes all the difference, that does.

RTFQ as my teacher used to say ...