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    Primes more and more sparse?

    Is there some way to prove or show that the prime numbers occure more and more sparse at the number line?
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    what do you mean by "more and more sparse"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TriKri View Post
    Is there some way to prove or show that the prime numbers occure more and more sparse at the number line?
    Google for the "Prime Number" theorem. It shows that the number of primes
    less than n is approximatly n/\ln(n), hence the density of primes near n is O(1/\ln(n))

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